In the state of Mississippi, the MHSAA mandates that all coaches, and non-faculty coaches must be CPR and AED certified.
SECTION 5: ADMINISTRATION/SPORTSMANSHIP/COACHING/SUPERVISION
5.3 FACULTY COACHES
5.3.3 All coaches must successfully complete a first aid course. In addition, all coaches must become CPR certified by the beginning of the school year and must remain certified in CPR.