Rhode Island Interscholastic League requires that coaches maintain a First Aid/CPR certification.

Per Article 13 Coaching Requirements: 

  1. NEW Athletic Coaching Permit

NOTE: Effective January 1, 2017 RIDE will no longer issue athletic coach permits.

1. Each member high school (Principal) will be required to mandate that all “NEW” coaches (hired after January 1, 2012) successfully complete the following (initial certification valid for 5 years):

 2.   Red Cross First Aid course and
       Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course 


Course: ProFirstAid