USA Badminton


2020-2021 Coaching Pass Application

Only USA Badminton Certified Coaches can apply for the Coaching Pass. In order to be a USAB Certified Coach, you must have completed a formal USAB Certified Coaching Course in the Sport Performance Track and/or High Performance Track.

A Coaching Pass is required at all 2020-2021 USAB Sanctioned Junior Ranking Tournaments and MUST be visibly worn.

Before applying, individuals must have the following:

  • Current USAB Membership
  • Active and Passed Background Check
  • Complete SafeSport Certification and Refresher 1 Course
  • 2x2 Passport Appropriate Photo uploaded
  • Signed Coach's Code of Conduct (LINK HERE)


Application Period for 2020-2021

Starting June 1, 2020, applications will be accepted for the 2020-2021 cycle.


*Request for coaching passes must be made within a timely manner. If needed, please select EXPEDITED if needed.


Coaching Pass Management
The USAB certified coaches with coaching passes are expected to maintain their active status of their coaching certification by ensuring that they meet the following criteria:

1. Have a current USA Badminton membership
2. Be in good USAB standing
3. Maintain an active background screening 
. Complete any SafeSport training requirements announced by USAB
. Follow and act in accordance with current and future criteria and requirements issued by USAB

Offense & Consequences  
It is the responsibility of each certified coach with a coaching pass to ensure the above requirements are met at all times. This pass shall only be used by you and not shared with other individuals. Failure to meet any of the above requirements may result in the following:

1.  Immediate surrender of coaching pass and removal from event venue
2.  Suspension of coaching credentials and privileges at any USAB sanctioned junior tournament for a specific period of time
3.  A fine as determined by USAB
4.  Permanent suspension of coaching pass

Any violation in USAB Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP) will result in permanent ban from coaching and attendance to any USAB sanctioned junior tournament.