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Why Hire a USA Triathlon Certified Coach?

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Engage with USA Triathlon 

Certified Coaches receive an invitation to engage with USA Triathlon at a higher level to help grow the sport. The USA Triathlon Coaching Education Department is always looking for qualified coaches interested in writing and presenting opportunities. If you have a particular skill set that you feel would be valuable to Coaching Education, please fill out the application here

Coach Development Pathway

The USA Triathlon Coaching Education Department has designed a Coach Development Pathway that provides a clear vision for prospective or established leaders looking to coach at any level (from grassroots to high performance). USA Triathlon believes coaching is a journey and our goal is to provide industry leading educational opportunities and encourage a continuous learner mindset to grow, inspire and support USAT Certified Coaches.

Coach Compliance Requirements

USA Triathlon requires coaches to be in compliance at all times to be considered in good standing as a USAT Certified Coach. These coach compliance requirements ensure all USA Triathlon activities are as safe as possible for all participants.

  • Completion of SafeSport Training (annual renewal) 
  • Current USAT Annual Membership  
  • Current and passed background screening through the NCSI
  • Current CPR certification 

Allowing any of the above requirements to lapse within your certification period will result in immediate revocation of your coaching certification and loss of all benefits, such as insurance coverage, until the above requirements are met.

Coach Insurance

To obtain a copy of your certificate of insurance, please contact Melissa.Otterbein@usatriathlon.org.

Coach Merchandise

Go to the official USAT Store to purchase merchandise for certified coaches. Look for the password in the latest Performance Coaching Newsletter or contact coaching@usatriathlon.org.

SafeSport Education and Misconduct Reporting Procedures

USA Triathlon has implemented an Education and Training Policy to strengthen its athlete safety program and to ensure the environments in its athletic programs are as safe as possible at every level. The education component required by USA Triathlon provides participants with information necessary to more effectively monitor their organization/team, minimize the opportunities for physical and sexual abuse and other types of misconduct, and respond to concerns. It is also a strong public statement that the organization places a priority on athlete safety. While USA Triathlon does not have control over every member and does not control their activities, we provide information about various safety-related actions that may be available to our members, and encourage our members to use these resources.

Learn more about the comprehensive educational program and additional resources

If you need to report a violation or have questions about your situation, please contact USA Triathlon SafeSport, 5825 Delmonico Drive, Suite 200, Colorado Springs, CO 80919. Main Office Phone: 719.597.9090. Email: SafeSport@usatriathlon.org, who can help answer any questions you may have.