National Alliance Youth Sports (NAYS)

Is the City of Litchfield Park affiliated with any National Organizations?

Yes! We are a member of the National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS). NAYS is America's leading advocate for positive and safe sports and activities for children. The non-profit 501(c)(3) organization is based in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Today, NAYS offers programs and services for everyone involved in youth sports experiences, including professional administrators, volunteer administrators, volunteer coaches, officials, parents and young athletes.

The goal of the National Alliance for Youth Sports is to make sports and activities safe and positive by providing programs and services that add value to youth sports.

The City of Litchfield Park requires all of its volunteer youth coaches to be certified through the National Alliance for Youth Sports(NAYS). NAYS is a membership organization and the most widely used volunteer coach training program in the nation, having trained more than 2 million coaches since its inception in 1981. More than 3,000 community-based agencies and organizations offer this opportunity.

The NAYS volunteer coach training program is designed to sensitize volunteer coaches to their responsibilities and hold them accountable to a strict Code of Conduct defined by the NAYS Coaches' Code of Ethics Pledge.