Coaching Credentials


U.S. Express Membership

Secure US Express membership and then select option for coach.   If you don't have an activenetwork account, you will be asked to secure one.

Backgroup Clearance

Once you secure your USATF Membership.   Complete your background screening.   This will cost you $18.


Thise is the last step which can be done concurrently with securing background screening.   This is an online class required by all coaches/volunteers interacting with youth athletes.

Education Required


USATF  Coaches Registry Education Standard Verification Application To further  elevate the professional credibility of the USATF Coaches Registry and  its members, USATF has established a new Education Standard for  qualification into the USATF Coaches Registry. The Education Standard  provides for a baseline standard of professional education or coaching  accomplishment in the sport of track and field for coaches seeking  admission to the Registry. 

Verified List

Once your name appears on this coaches registry then you are considered cleared.  Contact us if you have any questions if you have completed all of the steps and still not showing.