Coaching Credentials

Getting Your Coaching Credentials

Lynnhaven Baseball is required by local, state, and federal laws and league affiliations to hold our coaching staff to certain practices and standards. All coaches and assistants are required to submit and complete the following courses and information in order to lead a team at Lynnhaven Baseball. Lynnhaven will maintain a data base of all coaches’ credentials according to the compliance requirements of the National Safe Sports Act of 2017, State of Virginia, City of Virginia Beach, and our national affiliations of Babe Ruth Cal Ripken Baseball and PONY Baseball.

These requirements must be completed and submitted prior to the team’s first official practice.

Certificates and Accreditations

Each registered coach must complete the courses found at these links:

Personal Background Checks

Lynnhaven is also required to have a personal background check for all coaching and volunteer personnel supporting our youth. Lynnhaven uses a third-party professional service, JDP ( ). Lynnhaven will have JDP send you a personal email with a link and directions on how to complete your personal information submission for the background check. Lynnhaven Baseball does not collect, review, or maintain the personal information submitted to JDP. Once JDP has completed the background search, a report is provided to Lynnhaven Baseball for review. Lynnhaven reserves the right to review any information returned by a report and accept or disqualify a prospective coach from participation in sanctioned league activities and coaching roles.