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Coaching

FLOOR PASSES ARE REQUIRED FOR FLOOR ACCESS.

All coaches that wish to gain access to the competition floor to coach athletes must have a current USA Wrestling Leader Card and either a minimum of a Bronze or Copper NCEP certification depending on Age Division. All USA Wrestling Leader Membership Cards MUST be attained prior to the event, due to mandatory background checking and SafeSport. For a Leader Membership Card, please click HERE. PLEASE ALLOW UP TO 30 DAYS FOR COMPLETION OF USAW LEADER MEMBERSHIP/BACKGROUND CHECK PROCESS.

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 (14U & below): Floor passes will only be issued to those individuals with a current USAW Leader Membership Card and are a minimum USAW NCEP Copper certified (photo I.D. required). . For a Copper Coaches Membership Card, please click HERE.

Junior and 16U Coaches: Floor passes will only be issued to those individuals with a current USAW Leader Membership Card and are a minimum USAW NCEP Bronze certified (photo I.D. required). . For a Bronze Coaches Membership Card, please click HERE.

Cost of a Coaches Band (pass) is $5.00, pending the coach meets the requirements above.

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 mclayton@usawrestling.org