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Coaches' Corner

NY USA Wrestling Coaches Pass Requirements

    New 2020-21 Season Coaching Requirements

Effective September 1, 2020, coaching requirements at tournaments will be as follows:

To Coach at ANY NY-USAW event, you will be required to have a valid USA Wrestling Leader Card membership, including updated SafeSport and background check.  

To coach at a youth event (14U and younger) you will need a Copper Coaches Certification to receive a free coaches pass.

To coach at high school level events (16U / Junior) you will need a Bronze Coaches Certification to receive a free coaches pass.

A Silver or Gold level coaches Certification holders will continue to receive free coaches passes at any NY-USAW event.

Coaching requirements for the 2019-20 Season. 

The NYUSA Wrestling Board, in an effort to keep the interest and safety of its wrestling members its number one priority, has implemented the following coaching requirements at all NY-USA Wrestling Events. 

Coaching passes will be provided as stated below to those holding the specified certifications. 

Bronze Level and above USA Wrestling Coaches Card/Certification: Coaches pass Free of Charge

Copper Level and below USA Wrestling Coaches Card/Certification: $20 for coaches pass

No USA Coaches Card:  Not allowed to coach in the corner


To obtain any of the above certification go to and select Memberships then Purchase Membership and follow the instructions.