Membership Requirement Instructions

  • How to Complete SafeSport Training

    • Log in to your USA Climbing account.
    • On your member dashboard, click the “Center for SafeSport Training” on the left-hand side.
    • Click on the “Add Center for SafeSport Training”
    • Click on the “Add” button. If accessing the SafeSport Training, click “Start Training.”

    If you have previously completed SafeSport training but your certification is not showing up, please contact sharlee@usaclimbing.org.

    Important things to note:

    The training MUST be accessed through your USAC account. This connects you to our database and ensures automatic reminder emails for expiration dates.

    If you have completed it outside the USAC account, please email sharlee@usaclimbing.org to check that it is the correct training and that you are showing up in the relevant database. If valid, your certification data will be added to your account.

  • How to Complete a Background Screen

    • Log in to your USA Climbing account.
    • On your member dashboard, click the “Background Screening” on the left-hand side.
    • Click on the “Add Background Screening”.
    • Click on the “Add” button. If accessing the Background Screen, proceed through the forms.
    • Log in to your USA Climbing account.
    • Click on “First Aid & CPR” on the left-hand side.
    • Click on “Add First Aid & CPR.”
    • Proceed through the prompted steps.

    Important: If you are providing a single document that covers both First Aid & CPR certifications, you must go through the upload process for both First Aid and for CPR separately.

  • For the 2021-22 season, you are required to verify your coaching role by submitting one of the following:

    Option 1: a letter from your employer stating that you are employed as a coach. This letter needs to be dated for the 2021-22 season, include contact information for your employer, and should be on gym/team letterhead.

    Option 2: a personal letter and curriculum vitae documenting your coaching experience, accompanied by at least two references.

    To do this, use the following steps:

    • Log in to your USA Climbing account.
    • Click on “Documents” on the left-hand side.
    • Click on “Add Document”
    • Select “Coach Supporting Documentation”. Note: Make sure to select the correct option. If you select any other option, your document will not be reviewed for Coach Certification.
    • Click “Next”
    • Upload Document and select “Add”.

How to Complete SafeSport Training

How to Complete SafeSport Training

  • Log in to your USA Climbing account.
  • On your member dashboard, click the “Center for SafeSport Training” on the left-hand side.
  • Click on the “Add Center for SafeSport Training”
  • Click on the “Add” button. If accessing the SafeSport Training, click “Start Training.”

If you have previously completed SafeSport training but your certification is not showing up, please contact sharlee@usaclimbing.org.

Important things to note:

The training MUST be accessed through your USAC account. This connects you to our database and ensures automatic reminder emails for expiration dates.

If you have completed it outside the USAC account, please email sharlee@usaclimbing.org to check that it is the correct training and that you are showing up in the relevant database. If valid, your certification data will be added to your account.

How to Complete a Background Screen

How to Complete a Background Screen

  • Log in to your USA Climbing account.
  • On your member dashboard, click the “Background Screening” on the left-hand side.
  • Click on the “Add Background Screening”.
  • Click on the “Add” button. If accessing the Background Screen, proceed through the forms.

How to Upload First Aid & CPR Certifications

  • Log in to your USA Climbing account.
  • Click on “First Aid & CPR” on the left-hand side.
  • Click on “Add First Aid & CPR.”
  • Proceed through the prompted steps.

Important: If you are providing a single document that covers both First Aid & CPR certifications, you must go through the upload process for both First Aid and for CPR separately.

How to Upload Supporting Documentation

For the 2021-22 season, you are required to verify your coaching role by submitting one of the following:

Option 1: a letter from your employer stating that you are employed as a coach. This letter needs to be dated for the 2021-22 season, include contact information for your employer, and should be on gym/team letterhead.

Option 2: a personal letter and curriculum vitae documenting your coaching experience, accompanied by at least two references.

To do this, use the following steps:

  • Log in to your USA Climbing account.
  • Click on “Documents” on the left-hand side.
  • Click on “Add Document”
  • Select “Coach Supporting Documentation”. Note: Make sure to select the correct option. If you select any other option, your document will not be reviewed for Coach Certification.
  • Click “Next”
  • Upload Document and select “Add”.

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