Long Island Cheerleading Coaches Association: Welcome

LICCA

Mission Statement

Long Island cheerleading has evolved into a serious sport requiring qualified, dedicated Cheerleading Coaches.  It is the Coach's responsibility to foster the promotion and enthusiasm necessary for cheerleading. Furthermore it is imperative that LICCA Coaches promote safety and good sportsmanship for their student athletes.

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                We would like to congratulate so many of our Long Island teams on their success at Nationals this year.  You make us all very proud of how far we’ve come.  We wish to welcome all of you to the 2014-2015 Cheerleading Season. 

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2014-2015 Competition Calendar:

December 6 - Wantagh HS

December 7 - Harborfields HS

December 13 - Comsewogue HS

December 14 - Smithtown East HS

December 20 - Eastport / S. Manor HS

January 10 - Rocky Point HS & N. Babylon HS

January 11 - West Islip HS

January 17 - Northport HS

January 18 - Freeport HS & Whitman HS

January 24 - Bethpage HS

Janusry 25 - JV Finals Smithtown West HS

January 31 - Varsity Finals Hauppague HS

February 1 - Varsity Finals Suffolk CC

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2014-2015 Judges:  Anyone who is interested in becoming an official for LICCA competitions should send Lucille Mankowich your resume at lulumank@optonline.net.  Once your resume is processed, Lucille will then contact you with information regarding the judges meeting and training being held in August.  You must attend this meeting in order to begin the training process.

The minutes for the NYS Cheerleading Meeting minutes can be found in the Handout Link to the left.

Attention all coaches: 

Required NYSPHSAA Coaching requirements for 2014-2015 Winter Season:

 AACCA, First Aide/ CPR/ AED, Concussion, School violence and prevention and Child abuse

The following is the information regarding your certification:

Please take the opportunity to discuss with your ADs the requirements to be approved by your Board of Education.  These are the standard requirements below. Your district may require more.

Coaching Requirements for a NON-Teacher

To Begin…

Register on the TEACH website for NYSED to enter all of your coursework.
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/teach/


Coursework…
First Aid – Please be sure to take the APPROVED courses attached or it will not count towards certification.
CPR/AED - Please be sure to take the APPROVED courses attached or it will not count towards certification.

Completion of approved courses in the following:
- Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (online course available)
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/certificate/ca.htm


or    http://www.violenceworkshop.com/

- Training in School Violence Prevention and Intervention (online course available)
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/certificate/save.html
Or http://www.childabuseworkshop.com/


- Concussion Training (online course available)
http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/headsup/online_training.html


- DASA Training – Section XI and local colleges have this course.  Some require 6 hours of seat time, some 3 hours of seat time and 3 hours on line.

There is DASA training in Section XI on Monday June 9th - 6 hours…. Tuesday June 16 and 17 - 3 hours each…. they need to go on the Section XI website or call Section XI to register.
www.sectionXI.org

All coaches, certified teachers or not, will need to be AACCA certified as well.  You can take the course online, or you can organize a class with your fellow coaches as long as you guarantee enough people to attend.

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Just a reminder to coaches who compete out of state: you must apply for permission from the state to attend any out of state competition ex. Toms River Regionals, UCA Nationals.  The form is on the state website.  The sooner the better.

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Coaching Openings: 

Comsewogue has an opening for middle school coach. Resumes should be emailed to comsewoguecheer@gmail.com

Selden is looking for a MS coach.  All interested candidates should contact:

Robert Mayo
(631) 285-8650
Rmayo@mccsd.net 

Long Island Lutheran (LUHI) is looking for a Head Coach for their Varsity Cheerleading team Fall and Winter season. Below is the contact info for anyone interested.

Tom Kuck   516-626-1700 - ext 569  Tom.kuck@luhi.org

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Congratulations to the LI SV, MV, LV, MJV & LJV Champions! 

MJV

1. Kellenberg

2. Tie: Sachem North & Smithtown West

3. Plainedge

4. Wantagh

5. Smithtown East

Sportsmanship: Bethpage

LJV

1. Rocky Point

2. Mt. Sinai

3. Seaford

4. Kellenberg

5. Lindenhurst

Sportsmanship: Lindenhurst

SV 

1. Smithtown East

2. Massapequa

3. tie: Clarke & Comsewogue

4. tie: Hauppauge & Wantagh

5. North Babylon

6. Division

7. East Meadow

8. tie: Kings Park, Shoreham - Wading River & Walt Whitman

9. Eastport/S. Manor

Sportsmanship: Kings Park 

MV

1. Rocky Point

2. Smithtown West

3. MacArthur

4. Bay Shore

5. West Islip

6. Babylon

7. Baldwin

8. Sachem North

Sportsmanship: West Islip 

LV

1. Mt. Sinai

2. Kellenberg

3. Plainedge

4. Freeport

5. Bethpage

6. tie: Seaford & Lindenhurst

7. West Babylon

Sportsmanship: Freeport 

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  Executive Board

President: Gail Verne

Vice President: Lucille Mankowich – liccareg11-12@optimum.net            

Treasurer: Gina Caputo 

Corresponding Secretary: Jeannie Ceaser - LICCAmailing@gmail.com 

Recording Secretary & Communication Liaison:

Laurie Kolodny - kzsmom@aol.com  516-680-4720 

Safety Liaison: Nancy VanHouten 

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ACCA Safety Certification ONLINE:

Any coach interested in the ACCA online certification, please go to http://www.nfhslearn.com and follow the below directions.

Under courses, select Sport Specific Courses, then Spirit.

At the Spirit Safety Certification Box, begin to log-in instructions to follow.

$75.00 credit card, follow all instructions. 

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LICCA

The Long Island Cheerleading Coaches Association was established in 1994. Meetings are held approximately 4 times a year. LICCA holds safety clinics in the fall, sets standards for LICCA sponsored competitions, and follows National Federation SPIRIT rulebook, AACCA and Section VIII and IX competition rules, and acts as a resource to public and private school coaches. All-Star and Scholarships are awarded to member schools.

LICCA is a Not For Profit Organization.                                                            

If you would like to become a member, please send an email to Jeanne Caeser - LICCAmailing@gmail.com  or Laurie Kolodny - kzsmom@aol.com or contact a Board member.   

Please sign our guest book to let us know you were here! Thanks