COACH BANDS ARE REQUIRED FOR FLOOR ACCESS.
Coaches Bands includes admission for the sessions qualified to coach. Bronze level coaches bands include admission and floor access for all sessions, Copper level coaches bands include admission beginning Saturday afternoon and floor access begins Sunday morning for Copper Coaches with the beginning of the kids event.
Different colored wrist bands will be issued for Kids, 16U and Junior coaches. Coach's wrist bands will be available for $15 online and $20 during registration and weigh-ins.
All coaches that wish to gain access to the competition floor to coach athletes must have a current USA Wrestling Coaches Card. All USA Wrestling Coaches Membership Cards MUST be attained prior to the event, due to mandatory background check and SafeSport Certification. For a Coaches Membership Card, please click HERE. PLEASE ALLOW UP TO 30 DAYS FOR COMPLETION OF USAW COACHES MEMBERSHIP/BACKGROUND CHECK PROCESS.
SafeSport certification link click HERE
Two certified coaches maximum allowed in each competitor's corner. To videotape any match at mat side, the operator must be one of the two certified coaches in the corner.
Kids Coaches: Coach passes will only be issued to those individuals with a current USAW Coaches Membership Card and are a minimum USAW NCEP Copper certified (photo I.D. required).
16U and Junior Coaches: Coach passes will only be issued to those individuals with a current USAW Coaches Membership Card and are a minimum USAW NCEP Bronze certified (photo I.D. required).
Coaches must be prepared to show their current membership card, photo I.D., and Copper/Bronze card at registration in order to purchase a coaches pass.
Want to become a USA Wrestling Copper or Bronze level certified coach? Please contact USA Wrestling's Manager of National Coaches Education Program, Mike Clayton, at email@example.com or click the link at the top of this page for online coarse certification.