The State of Texas requires Head Coaches to be CPR/First Aid Certified.
Chapter 33 of the Texas Education Code, section 33.086 states:
§33.086. CERTIFICATION IN CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION AND FIRST AID.
(a) A school district employee who serves as the head director of a school marching band or as the head coach or chief sponsor for an extracurricular athletic activity, including cheerleading, sponsored or sanctioned by a school district or the University Interscholastic League must maintain and submit to the district proof of current certification in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation issued by the American Red Cross, the American Heart Association, or another organization that provides equivalent training and certification.