To be a USA Judo coach requires an individual to follow a strict code of conduct as set out here:
Code of Conduct
Each coach has to undergo a background check:
Additionally, coaches have to complete online SafeSport training:
USA Judo requires certified coaches and referees to complete a concussion awareness course. It is recommended that ALL USA Judo members take one of the two(2) courses to be aware of concussions and concussion protocol.
At this time, USA Judo offers the following two (2) courses at no charge to fulfill the requirement.
USA Judo Coach Certification New/Renewal Application Forms:
2022 Coaching Application Form