04/20/17 – Pole Vault Coaches Certification
New for 2017, Athletic Directors now have the ability to designate a Pole Vault coach within the KHSAA database. This capability will greatly enhance the ability to manage provisions within the rules, in particular, those related to Track and Field. For the 2017 postseason:
- Member schools must have a designated coach with the proper training (NFHS or PVSCB) to enter Pole Vault competitors in regular AND postseason competition.
- Member schools must have an NFHS (no charge) or PVSCB (minimal cost) certified Pole Vault coach in the database in order to have access to the Pole Vault coaching box at both the regional and state meet.
- Please be sure to check the KHSAA database and ensure that if you are going to enter vaulters in meets, you have a coach designated as the Pole Vault Coach (under positions/roles after you define them as head or assistant coaches.
- On the Track and Field website, under General Information, KHSAA will have a link to listings of completed coaches for both PVSCB and NFHS training.
With track season coming to a close in the next few weeks, we wanted to remind Athletic Directors and coaches about the requirements for the Pole Vault event. These requirements are necessary in order to attempt to minimize risk and protect the interests of the coaches and the competitors.
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