Welcome to the OCPRD Coach Corner!
Coach Corner sponsored by Chick-fil-A Epps Bridge
Volunteers enable OCPRD to provide high-quality youth athletic programs that the people of Oconee County have come to expect. You can make a difference in our community by volunteering your time on the field.
Coaching Requirements - All volunteer youth athletic coaches must complete the following:
1. Register as a Volunteer Coach online through Community Pass:
2. Complete and pass an online background screening:
3. Complete free online concussion training:
4. Complete the NYSCA Training (Attend One):
- Wednesday, November 8 at 6 p.m. at OVP
- Wednesday, November 15 at 6 p.m. at OVP
5. Volunteer Coach Clinic (Required):
- Mite & Pee Wee Basketball: Thursday, November 9 at 6 p.m. in HCM Gymnasium
- Minor-Senior Basketball: Thursday, November 9 at 6 p.m. in OVP Gymnasium
For additional information on these OCPRD policies, please click below. If you have questions regarding these policies, please contact the Recreation Manager or Deputy Director.
Upcoming season - Winter 2023-2024:
|Mite & Pee Wee Youth Basketball||Payton Massey|
|Minor-Senior Youth Basketball||McKenzie Maddux|
|High School Intramural & Adult Basketball||Jake Thornton|
|Start Smart Basketball||Andrew Bishop|
OCPRD by the Numbers (2023) Youth Flag Football 576 players 60 volunteer head coaches Youth Tackle Football 354 players 14 volunteer head coaches Youth Cheerleading 218 players 12 volunteer head coaches Youth Soccer (Spring & Fall) 2,451 players 264 volunteer head coaches Youth Basketball ('22-'23) 722 players 92 volunteer head coaches Totals 4,321 players 442 volunteer head coaches
|Youth Flag Football||576 players||60 volunteer head coaches|
|Youth Tackle Football||354 players||14 volunteer head coaches |
|Youth Cheerleading||218 players||12 volunteer head coaches|
| Youth Soccer (Spring & Fall)||2,451 players||264 volunteer head coaches|
|Youth Basketball ('22-'23)||722 players||92 volunteer head coaches|
|Totals||4,321 players||442 volunteer head coaches|
- "Soccer great on building teams where kids truly care for each other"
- "Leadership Lessons"
- Buzz Williams: "Care for their hearts more than their skill"
- Website: howtocoachkids.org @(Model.BulletStyle == CivicPlus.Entities.Modules.Layout.Enums.BulletStyle.Decimal ? "ol" : "ul")>