SafeSport Refresher Reminder

Feb. 13, 2020, 8:30 p.m. (ET)



This is a reminder that currently in effect, all Covered Individuals must complete the SafeSport Refresher course regardless of previous training. The Refresher course may only be completed by those individuals that have already completed the core SafeSport training course. The core training will expire one year from the date of completion, followed by the annual requirement of the Refresher course as released by the Center for SafeSport.  

Who are the covered Individuals? 

Staff, board members and interns; 
- Members; 
- Athletes; 
- Club owners, directors and administrators; 
- Tournament directors; 
- Referees, umpires, line judges; 
- Coaches and team managers; and 
- All other individuals, athletes or non-athletes, USA Badminton formally authorizes, approves or appoints (i) to a position of authority over, or (ii) to have frequent contact with athletes, including but not limited to, athlete chaperones

*Please note for clarity that ALL 18 year old athletes and over competing in a USAB Sanctioned Junior events must have completed the SafeSport course.

Directions: The Refresher 1: Recognizing and Reporting Misconduct course (total of 20 minutes) can be taken via the SimplyCompete account. 

1. Please log into your SimplyCompete account.

2. Look for the Safe Sport Education on your profile.

3. Click on Safe Sport Education to navigate to the Safe Sport page. 

4. When you've reached the Safe Sport Page, find the "Refresher 1: Recognizing and Reporting Misconduct" course.

5. Click "View Course".

6. When you've click on "View Course" you will be taken that page. 

7. Click on "Go to Course" to start the Refresher 1. 


If you have any questions about whether this applies to you or how to take the training, please contact Katherine Tor, USAB Operations Manager,