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Coaching

A FLOOR PASS IS REQUIRED FOR FLOOR ACCESS.

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 checking. For a Coaches Membership Card, please click HEREPLEASE ALLOW UP TO 30 DAYS FOR COMPLETION OF USAW COACHES MEMBERSHIP/BACKGROUND CHECK PROCESS.

 

9U, 12U, and 14U: Floor 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 Juniors: floor 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). 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.

 

Want to become a USA Wrestling Bronze level certified coach? Please contact USA Wrestling's Manager of National Coaches Education Program, Mike Clayton, at mclayton@usawrestling.org or click the link at the bottom of this page for online course certification.