§ 16-21.4-4. Education of coaches relating to performance-enhancing dietary supplements.
(a) Effective September 1, 2006, each mandatory first aid course for athletic coaches required pursuant to § 16-11-1 shall include health information relating to performance-enhancing dietary supplements consistent with the purposes of this chapter.
(b) For the purposes of this section, "high school sports coach" means an employee or a volunteer who is authorized by a high school to be responsible for leading a school sports team of pupil athletes.
(c) Upon completion of this program, a high school sports coach shall be deemed to have completed the education requirement relating to this chapter for the remainder of his or her time coaching at the high school level in any school district in the state.
(d) If an existing coach is unavailable to lead his or her team, a substitute coach who does not meet the requirements of subdivision (a) may be used for no longer than one season of interscholastic competition.
(P.L. 2005, ch. 244, § 1; P.L. 2005, ch. 246, § 1.)