USAW Bronze Certification

USAW Coaching Membership vs Bronze Certification Benefits

Get your USA Coach's Membership Card ($35)

Membership benefits include:
1. Secondary, non-duplicating sports accident insurance provided by an outside carrier
2. A one-year subscription to USA Wrestler
3. A copy of the international rule book
4. The privilege to coach at practices, camps, clinics, and tournaments (excluding State Qualifiers & State Tournaments)
5. Free admission into all USA Wrestling tournaments
6. Eat free at most USA Wrestling tournaments
7. Discounts on wrestling gear, equipment, and apparel
8. Complimentary Mill Creek Wrestling Coaching Polo
9. The opportunity to obtain higher levels of coaching certification (Bronze)

Completion of an online background check is required.
Results are immediate. Cost of the background check is $15. Background checks are good for 2 years.

To begin the background check and initiate your USA Wrestling Coach's Membership:
-Go to  and either log in or create an account
-Click "Begin New Coach Membership"
-Click on the Background Check link in your profile, and start the background check
-Once complete you can purchase your USA membership card




Bronze Certification ($65)
Interested in furthering your knowledge of the sport of wrestling? Become Bronze Certified! The Bronze Certification level is the first of a three part advanced coaching education program. It is designed for volunteer coaches who wish to continue their knowledge of Sports Sciences, Sports First Aid, and Wrestling Techniques and Tactics. It is not necessary to renew your Bronze Certification annually, as the Bronze Certification is good for life.

-You must already have your USA Wrestling Coach's Membership Card

-Completion of Bronze Certification Class/Test (6 hour class)

-Bronze Level Coaching Card

-Class Completion Certificate
-USA Wrestling NCEP Bronze Level Coach's Shirt
-Eat free at all USA Wrestling tournaments
-May coach from floor at all USA tournaments (including State Qualifiers & State Tournaments)

To Register for a Bronze Level Certification Class:
Express your interest by emailing and include your USA Membership ID #. He will register you for the upcoming class and send you your e-ticket which is required for entry