2018 and 2019 Junior Coaching Pass Application Final Reminder

June 02, 2018, 7:34 p.m. (ET)

Parents, volunteers and coaches who wish to formally coach (sit and coach from the coaching chair)  in 2018-2019 USAB Sanctioned Junior Ranking Tournaments MUST visibly carry a USAB Junior Coaching Pass.

The 2018-2019 Junior Competition Season will begin with the 2018 US Junior Nationals. The coaching pass for the 2018-2019 season will expire on June 15, 2019. This credential is NOT valid for the 2019 Junior Nationals and other USAB Junior Ranking Tournaments in 2019 after the expiration date.

Notes
a) We regret that owing to technical challenges, you will NOT be able to order and/or make the payment for the 2018-2019 season coaching pass on Simply Compete. However, payment can be made through this specific USAB Coaching Pass PayPal Link –

Buy your Junior Coaching Pass


b) Please see the relevant information below for:

1. Block 1 Application Deadline
2. Who can apply
3. New applicants
4. Current coaching pass holders,
5. How To Apply For A Coaching Pass
6. How to do the Safe Sport Training refresher
7. How To Take The SP 1 Online Course
8. How to Pay For The Coaching Pass
9. Processed Coaching Pass Receipt Timeline
10. Coaching Pass Contact

c) Do NOT "Order International Coach/team Official Accreditation" on your coaching dashboard - if you do, USAB will NOT refund you

1. Block 1 Application Deadline
Block 1 Application Deadline is June 4, 2018 11:59PM PST
- Coaching Pass application made after this deadline will not be processed.
- The processing time for the coaching pass may take as long as 2-3 weeks. 
- Only applications that meet the published criteria will be processed.

Note that application Block 2 is from : November 1 – November 30, 2018 (11:59PM PST)

2. Who can apply
a) Only USAB Certified Coaches in good standing of all levels from Sport Performance (SP) 1 – 3 and High Performance (HP) 1 – 4 can apply for the USAB Junior Coaching Pass for USAB sanctioned Junior Ranking Tournament.

b) In good standing means – membership is current, background check is current, completed safe sort training refresher (updated information on profile, emailed safe sport trained certificate to safesport.usab@gmail.com)

c) Must be 18 years old or older

d) 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. The easiest certification level especially new applicants will be the SP 1

e) You must be at least 18 years old to take any course including the SP 1 Course on line.  To know about the certification process, click this link: http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Badminton/Coaching/USA-Badminton-Coach-Certification.

f) SP 1 Online course - SP 1 course must be taken and completed by June 4, 2018 so that there is enough time for the results to be processed and their certification level is updated in time for them to order/buy the coaching pass. If the SP 1 course is taken after June 4, 2018, the results will not be processed and the applicant cannot order /buy the coaching pass for Application Block 1..

The Level 1 Sport Performance course can only be taken online – for more information on how to take the course, click HERE)

3. New applicants
New applicants with no previous coaching pass must do the following on Simply Compete before ordering/buying the coaching pass:
- open a USAB membership account
- open a Coach Account (which includes completing the Competition Coaching Module Date by self- learning and Safe Sport training
- updating Safe Sport Training & Expiration Dates (2020) in their respective profiles
- upload a head and shoulder photo
- ordering background check through their Coach Dashboard

For Safe Sport Portal Link, Access Code, and How To Apply For A Coaching Pass, etc Click  HERE 

4. Existing coaching pass holders
Existing coaching pass holders must do the following on Simply Compete before ordering/buying the coaching pass:
- update their USAB membership
- complete Safe Sport refresher training
- update Safe Sport Training & Expiration Dates (2020) in their respective profiles
- upload a head and shoulder photo if necessary
- order background check through their respective Coach Dashboard

For Safe Sport Portal Link, Access Code, and How To Apply For A Coaching Pass, etc Click  HERE 

5. How To Apply For A Coaching Pass 
For Safe Sport Portal Link, Access Code, etc Click  HERE 

Very important - Please click the link above and read the application steps

6. How To Take The Safe Sport Training Refresher
To take the Safe Sport Training refresher, click HERE

Remember you need to update your Safe Sport training date on your profile and also email the Safe Sport Trained Certificate to safesport.usab@gmail.com. Click the above link for more details.

7. How To Take The SP 1 Online Course
The Level 1 Sport Performance course can only be taken online – for more information on how to take the course, click HERE)

8. How To Pay For the Coaching Pass

 

Buy your Junior Coaching Pass


9. Processed Coaching Pass Receipt Timeline
a) If there are issues with your application, you will be contacted by the Volunteer Coaching Pass Coordinator via  email from coachingpass.usab@gmail.com

b) If your application is in order and has no issues, you will receive the Coaching Pass by email (coachingpass.usab@gmail.com) by June 22, 2018

10. Coaching Pass Contacts 
Mohan Subramaniam – mohansubra.usab@gmail.com and coachingpass.usab@gmail.com only for urgent issues such as payment link issue.

For application process, Safe Sport Portal Link, Access Code, etc please refer to How To Apply For A Coaching Pass - Click  HERE