Catholic Youth Organization/Camp Howard

Welcome Camp Howard coaches!

As the exclusive coaching education provider to the National Catholic Youth Organization Sports (NCYOS), ASEP has designed customized online coaching courses incorporating faith-based content. The courses carry the endorsement of NCYOS, and coaches in CYO/Camp Howard are strongly urged to participate. While coaches in Camp Howard are required to take the Catholic Coaching Essentials online course, it is highly recommended that coaches also take the sport-specific course for the sport they coach, though this is optional. Coaching taking Catholic Coaching Essentials and the sport-specific course will be nationally certified through the National Catholic Youth Organization Sports.

Required courses (click link below to order):

Catholic Coaching Essentials

Recommended courses:

Catholic Coaching Basketball Essentials
Catholic Coaching Tackle Football Essentials
Catholic Coaching Volleyball Essentials

To register for recommended online courses, click on the corresponding online course icons in the table below. From the course page, click "Add to Cart" to purchase.

Contact information
Catholic Youth Organization/Camp Howard
Contact: Jolie Phanton, Director of Communications
Phone: (503) 231-9484
E-mail: JolieP@cyocamphoward.org
Web: www.cyocamphoward.org


ASEP courses required and recommended by Camp Howard:

Catholic Coaching Basketball Essentials - PDF

Catholic Coaching Basketball Essentials focuses on how coaches teach the offensive and defensive skills and tactics of basketball. Catholic Coaching Essentials is a pre-requisite to this course.
Version or Format Course Components
Catholic Coaching Basketball Essentials - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Catholic Coaching Essentials - PDF

Catholic Coaching Essentials is a sport-neutral course centering on general coaching principles, sport first aid, and team management. At its core is the coach's role as youth minister, who can use sports as a venue to teach Gospel values, instill Christian character, and build community.
Version or Format Course Components
Catholic Coaching Essentials - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Catholic Coaching Tackle Football Essentials - PDF

Catholic Coaching Tackle Football Essentials focuses on how coaches teach the offensive and defensive skills and tactics of tackle football. Catholic Coaching Essentials is a pre-requisite to this course.
Version or Format Course Components
Catholic Coaching Tackle Football Essentials - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Catholic Coaching Volleyball Essentials - PDF

Catholic Coaching Volleyball Essentials focuses on how coaches teach the offensive and defensive skills and tactics of volleyball. Catholic Coaching Essentials is a pre-requisite to this course.
Version or Format Course Components
Catholic Coaching Volleyball Essentials - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course