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Coaches Wanted

Coach, Mentor, Inspire!
We are always looking for coaches.  If we do not have enough coaches we will have fewer teams AND larger teams, which means less play time for your children!  Create great memories with your child and other children! To find out more on how you or someone you know can help have a positive impact on NP kids, download the Coaches Needed flyer.

Coaching Webinar

If you're interested in learning more about how you can make a difference:
View the Webinar document.
Go directly to the Webinar:  

We invite you to join our Recreation Director, Dennis Jackson, and our North Plainfield School Athletic Director, Chris Balent, to learn more about Sports and Coaching and athletic offerings in North Plainfield. Help us to grow our youth sports in North Plainfield! Visit:

Information for Coaches and Supervisors

Coaching Requirements

All coaches and supervisors need to complete the following:

  • Make appointment to be fingerprinted at
  • Service Code is 2F1J3Y
  • Contributor's Case is T06004
  • Organizing Agency Number is NJ920610Z
  • Category YSB
  • Statute Number 15A:3A-1
  • And pass the background check

R.U.T.G.E.R.S. Safety Certified course
The Rutgers Safety Certified course is being held (TBD) at the community center at 614 Clinton Avenue.

Participants MUST register with Recreation office first.

To Register:  Email Dennis Jackson, [email protected] 

Cost:  FREE to residents coaching a North Plainfield Recreation program during the current season and
$45.00 for all others if the class is open to outside individuals.
Everyone must be punctual. Once the class starts late comers will not be allowed in.

(This is a Rutgers rule)

Site Supervisor Requirements

Site Supervisors should receive First Aid and CPR training.  

Coaching Documents

  • Supervisor/Coach Accident Form - This form is to be filed by the Supervisor or Coach (whomever witnessed the accident) with the Recreation Office within 48 hours of the accident.


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