Welcome to The Coach's Corner




All Volunteer Coaches are required to complete the Rutgers SAFETY Certification. 

Go to youthsports.rutgers.edu for list of certification clinics in the area.  A copy of this certification must be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


All Volunteer Coaches are required to Undergo a Criminal Background Check! 

The Borough of River Edge Ordinance #1501 requires criminal background checks for River Edge volunteers involved with Borough sponsored programs or services involving minors. Click hereto download the background check instructions. If you have further questions contact Lt. Mike Walker at 201-599-6316


All Volunteer Coaches are required to be trained in the prevention and treatment of sports-related concussions and other head injuries among students athletes!


An online concussion training for coaches through the Center for Disease Control is required for all volunteer coaches  https://headsup.cdc.gov/Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports certificate of completion is to be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports fact sheets specifically for coaches, for athletes and for parents are to be distributed to the appropriate group by each youth sport league every season


All Volunteer Coaches will be required to be trained in the use of the Cardiac Science Powerheart G5 AED which are located at KBG Field, Little League Fields, Roosevelt School Field and Cherry Hill School Field. Click the link for this training video CardiAcademy Courses

Step 1 - click link to CardiAcademy AED Training Video

Step 2 - Enter your name at beginning of on line training video so it can be printed on your certificate upon completion.

Step 3 - Complete online training video and once completed certificate comes up on your screen, using your browser's print function, print hard copy or print to a PDF.

Step 4 - Send your Certificate to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to verify that you have completed the Rescue Training and have viewed the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Course


All Volunteer Coaches are required to be trained in Children Abuse and Anti-Harassment and Discrimination.  The MEL has developed two 15 minute training videos:


Protecting Children from Abuse

Building a Safe Workspace: Anti Harassment and Discrimination

These courses will also be shown via a Zoom meetings on Monday, March 29th at 6pm and 7pm.  Coaches can register on CommunityPass


Upcoming Meeting - General

Board meetings are held each month in the public Safety Room at Borough Hall, 702 A Kinderkamack Rd.. 

All are welcome and your contribution is valued. Upcoming meeting dates are:

Monday, September 16th, 9pm (meeting will be in the Council Chambers)

Monday, October 14th, 9pm

Monday, November 11th, 9pm

Monday, December 6th, 9pm