Palomar Conference Incorporates National Center for Sports Safety’s PREPARE Course Into New Coaching Curriculum

Palomar Pop Warner Conference has partnered with the National Center for Sports Safety (NCSS) to offer PREPARE, to its coaches as a comprehensive online sports safety course. Palomar Conference has recognized that sports safety is a vital component of a winning program and is recommending the course for its coaches who complete the Palomar Pop Warner Coach Development Program.


PREPARE has been approved to meet the National Pop Warner requirement for First Aid training for coaches as outlined in Article 15: Practice, Item #S3. Get your coaches sports safety educated today! Go to to purchase the course. A 10% discount will be given to all Palomar Pop Warner coaches. Contact your association president for the discount code.


PREPARE consists of seven modules aimed at providing valuable information on how to prevent injuries and respond to emergency situations. In addition, the course teaches things like how to prevent heat illness and manage exercise induced-asthma attacks.


PREPARE is relevant to coaches on all levels of youth sports and will help Pop Warner coaches be better prepared both on and off the field.


PREPARE will be offered by Palomar Conference as a foundation and requirement for coaches certification. The flexibility of the online modules allows participants to complete the modules at their own pace. Once participants pass the modules, they will receive a certificate of completion.