certification for youth sports administrators

Register for the Academy


It's simple to register for the Onsite or Online Academy to earn the CYSA credential!

To become a CYSA, administrators must attend the Academy for Youth Sports Administrators. The Academy is the most comprehensive, cutting edge education available for youth sports administrators. It provides administrators the tools needed to build their body of knowledge to positively impact the youth sports experience for all children.

Registering for the Online or Onsite Academy for Youth Sports Administrators is $395. This fee includes all materials, the exam, a certificate upon completion, CYSA shirt and continuous access to a variety of additional resources, tools and trainings located in the CYSA Area as long as the CYSA credential remains valid.

Register today:

Register for the Online Academy

November 7-10, 2018 - Register for the New Orleans Academy at the NAYS Youth Sports Congress

Special One-Day Academies:

December 12, 2017 - PARKER, COLORADO (Colorado Park and Recreation Association)

January 11, 2018 - ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA (Manchester Meadows Park):
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March 1, 2018 - OSAGE BEACH, MISSOURI (Missouri Park and Recreation Association)

March 12, 2018 - PROVO, UTAH (Utah Recreation and Park Association)

March 13, 2018 - LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA (California Park & Recreation Society)

August 29, 2018 - HOMEWOOD, ALABAMA (Alabama Recreation and Park Association)

When registering through NAYS:

You simply provide all of your personal information as well as payment information and you will be immediately registered for the course!

If you want to use a Purchase Order (P.O.) you can through the registration process. We will create and send you an invoice. As soon as we receive payment you will receive an email with access information.

If you want us to create an Invoice for your Academy tuition, please register online and choose the purchase order option. We will then create and send you an invoice. As soon as we receive payment you will receive an email with access information.

Need Help? Please contact NAYS Academy Headquarters anytime at 1-800-688-KIDS or email academy@nays.org and we will assist you in registering!