Ohio High School Athletic Association

Welcome Ohio coaches and officials!

Coaches Education
The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) recognizes and uses the Human Kinetics Coach Education classroom and online course Sport First Aid for meeting the association's coaching education requirements for first aid training.

To register for the Sport First Aid online course, just click on the icon in the table at the bottom of the page.

Officials Education
The OHSAA requires its adult education class instructors to take the Officiating Principles online course as part of certification requirements. To register for the course, just click on the corresponding icon in the table at the bottom of the page.

Contact Information
Ohio High School Athletic Association
Coaching Education contact: Dan Ross
4080 Roselea Place
Columbus, OH  43214-3070
Phone: (614) 267-2502
Fax: (614) 267-1677
Email: dross@ohsaa.org
Web: www.ohsaa.org


Human Kinetics Coach Education courses required or recommended by the OHSAA:

Officiating Principles, Second Edition

This e-course will help you learn the principles of officiating, including communication skills, decision making, and conflict management. You’ll also learn to develop an officiating philosophy, officiating style, and goals. It's essential preparation for the new or inexperienced official.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course With Print Materials You'll receive a personal copy of the text Successful Sports Officiating, Second Edition, with your course; a valuable resource for years to come.

Sport First Aid 5th Edition

Provides high school and club coaches with action steps for the care and prevention of more than 110 sport-related injuries and illnesses. With Sport First Aid, you will be prepared to make critical decisions and respond appropriately when faced with medical emergencies.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course With Print Materials With your course registration, you'll receive a hard copy of the text Sport First Aid, Fifth Edition, a valuable reference guide for seasons to come.
Instructor-Led Classroom Course With Print Materials

Sport First Aid 5th Edition with E-book

Provides high school and club coaches with action steps for the care and prevention of more than 110 sport-related injuries and illnesses. With Sport First Aid, you will be prepared to make critical decisions and respond appropriately when faced with medical emergencies.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course This version of the online course includes the Sport First Aid textbook in e-book format. The e-book is accessible from within the online course.
Instructor-Led Classroom Course With Print Materials