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Those interested in coaching football will need to complete two courses/certifications. Hard copies of these certifications must be brought no later than the first day of practice to be considered for a coaching position. The certifications needed are listed below.


1) USA Football Tackle 1 Certification


All coaches will have to create an account with USA Football and complete the Tackle 1 certification course. Please use the link below to create your account. Be sure to clink on the coaches tab when registering.



2) NCSI Background Screening


All coaches need to have completed the NCSI Background screening process. Directions for this process and link are listed below. All background information will be sent to the Bert Bell League.


Simply go to and click on "Start Your Background Screening Now" on the bottom left side of the webpage. Complete three easy steps:
Step 1: Enter Self Registration Number: 54192267
Step 2: Enter Your Information as Requested
Step 3: Provide Legal Authorization and Certification