Say a dad had a cow tag, did the mentor thing with his kid. Can his kid then also have his own cow tag (different unit)?
Yep. Just can't have tags for two antlered animals. Looks like they could have any number of mentored tags for antlerless.R657-67-3. Requirements for Sharing Permits.
(1) A Hunting Mentor may lawfully share a permit with a Qualifying Minor, and a Qualifying Minor may lawfully take big game authorized by the Hunting Mentor's permit, if the following conditions are satisfied:
(a) The Qualifying Minor is at least 12 years of age when hunting;
(b) The Qualifying Minor has successfully completed a Hunter's Education Program recognized by the Division and possesses a Utah Hunter's Education number;
(c) The Hunting Mentor receives prior written approval by the Division authorizing the sharing of the permit;
(d) The Hunting Mentor receives no form of compensation or remuneration for sharing the permit with the Qualifying Minor;
(e) The Hunting Mentor accompanies the Qualifying Minor while hunting at a distance where the Hunting Mentor can communicate in person with the Qualifying Minor by voice or hand signals;
(f) The Hunting Mentor provides advice, assistance, and mentoring on sportsman ethics, techniques, and safety to the Qualifying Minor; and
(g) Both the Hunting Mentor and the Qualifying Minor otherwise comply with all laws, rules, and regulations governing the taking of big game as authorized by the permit.
(2) A Qualifying Minor does not need to possess a valid hunting or combination license to participate in the mentor program.
(3) A Qualifying Minor may not simultaneously possess a permit for an antlered big game animal and share a permit for an antlered big game animal of the same species.
(4) A Qualifying Minor may not simultaneously share the permits of two or more Hunting Mentors if those permits are for the same antlered big game species.
(5) A Hunting Mentor may only share their permit with one Qualifying Minor at a time.