If you work with middle- or high-school students, consider forming a team and becoming a LifeSmarts coach! LifeSmarts is an excellent way for adults to teach the next generation of consumers the skills they need to succeed in today”s marketplace and provide leadership opportunities. Learn more.

LifeSmarts Coaches


Coaches are adult leaders, and each team is required to have one. Coaches are educators, 4-H leaders, parents, and community leaders who work with youth. Coaches form teams, prepare teams for competition, collect permission forms, and chaperone teams at in-person competitions.

Coach Responsibilities

Word of the Day

#LifeSmarts Word and Question of the Day Answers: UVB - UV rays that can damage the DNA in skin cells, causing sunburns and most skin cancers. Answer - Scatters UVA and UVB rays; reflects UVA and UVB rays; absorbs UVA and UVB rays

#LifeSmarts Word and Question of the Day: Word - UVB; Question - Name one way zinc oxide works as a sunscreen ingredient:

#LifeSmarts Word and Question of the Day Answers: UVA -The UV rays that are most likely to reach the earth; these rays can reach deep into human skin and are linked to long-term skin damage such as wrinkles. Answer- UVA rays; UVA

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