Coach Leadership and Safety Support (CLASS) Certification Program

The CLASS Certification program has been designed specifically for coaches participating in USA Clay Target League programs. The League’s CLASS Certification provides a comprehensive and interactive online education and training program designed specifically for League coaches.

  • Free for College Clay Target League coaches!
  • All coaches registered with the League receive General Liability Insurance.
  • All coaches that complete the CLASS Certification receive an official iron-on certificate patch from the USA Clay Target League.


Benefits of the CLASS Certification

Many benefits include:

  • Accessible – available online to everyone with tablet, smartphone or computer.
  • Comprehensive – the online course takes 5-6 hours to complete and no travel required.
  • Fun – animated graphics, sound, and interactive learning make it entertaining.
  • Convenient – progress can be saved at anytime to work around busy schedules.
  • Relevant – it’s all about clay target shooting sports, youth, and firearm safety.
  • Consistent – CLASS-Certified coaches across the nation learn the same content.
  • Support – dedicated Coach Education and Support Manager available to assist with all questions.


CLASS Content

Coach Leadership And Safety Support (CLASS) Certification Introduction

Lesson 1: Acquire Coaches and Volunteers

Lesson 2: Team Technology

Lesson 3: Recruit Student Athletes

Lesson 4: Partnering with a Shooting Range

Lesson 5: Resources for Ammunition

Lesson 6: Implement a Safety Plan

Lesson 7: Develop Team Communications

Lesson 8: Teaching the Skills of the Sport

Lesson 9: Recognize Achievements

Range Safety Officer (RSO) Introduction

RSO Lesson 1: General Range Safety

RSO Lesson 2: Education and Communication

RSO Lesson 3: Safety behind the Firing Line

RSO Lesson 4: Safety on the Firing Line

RSO Lesson 5: In Case of an Emergency