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OFFICIAL SITE OF THE FLEMINGTON - RARITAN GIRLS RECREATION SOFTBALL LEAGUE & FLEMINGTON FLAMES TRAVEL SOFTBALL PROGRAM

FLEMINGTON - RARITAN GIRLS SOFTBALL LEAGUE

Coaching Requirements

All REC and Travel coaches (head and assistant) are required to complete the following 3 requirements:

1. USA Softball Background Check - to complete this requirement go to www.registerasa.com and create a free account.  On the Home Plate screen at the bottom is a spot to request the background check (no need to also complete ACE training). By creating an account you will receive a membership number.  When taking the Safe Sport you will need this number to complete the online training.  You will receive a "Volunteer Background Check Passed "card in the mail (pictured below) within 7-10 business days.  YOU MUST HAVE THIS CARD ON YOU AT ALL TIMES WHEN PARTICIPATING IN ALL FRGSL/FLAMES ACTIVITIES.  Upon receiving please send a picture of this card - front and back to your FRGSL/Flames Director.  The background check is good for a calendar year.  Reimbursement requests can be sent to:

FRGSL
PO Box 24
Flemington, NJ 08822

Please include your receipt and a self-addressed stamped envelope.


2. Safe Sport Online Training - In 2017, Congress passed the Safe Sport Act as a means to prevent sexual abuse within the US Olympic and Paralympic programs.  As of 2020, it is now a federal requirement that all programs within the US Olympic and Paralympic programs require adult coaches to complete SafeSport training.  It is a 90-minute online training and is free.  All coaches (head and assistant) will need to set up an account on the SafeSport site - www.safesport.org.  As part of the registration, there's a question asking which program you're affiliated with - select USA Softball.  Upon completion, a certificate will be generated that you can print or save.  A copy of this certificate must be sent to your REC/Travel Director. Example below:


3. Rutgers Safety Training - All coaches are required to complete the Rutgers Safety Training Clinic. Courses are now held Online throughout the year. Go to www.youthsports.rutgers.edu for more info and to sign up for a course. Upon completion of the clinic you'll receive instructions on how to retrieve your certification card.  Certification is good for life.  Once you retrieve your card you must send a picture of it to your FRGSL/Travel Director.  Card example below.





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Flemington Raritan Girls Softball League

PO Box 24 
Flemington, New Jersey 08822

Email Us: [email protected]
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