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USA Volleyball Requires all Coaches to be IMPACT Certified


All coaches in the Puget Sound Region must hold an IMPACT Certification before they are eligible to coach a team in any USAV sanctioned competition. Receipt of the USAV CAP Certification, is sufficient to meet this requirement.​

The Increased Mastery and Professional Application of Coaching Theory (IMPACT) clinics are designed to introduce coaches new to USA Volleyball to basic coaching theories. In addition, the clinics are an introduction to USA Volleyball and cover valuable topics such as insurance, liability, sports medicine and risk management.

The IMPACT On-Demand Clinic is FREE!  You must be a current USA Volleyball member to register.

Click Here to Complete IMPACT ON-DEMAND

USA Volleyball Requires all Coaches to be SafeSport Trained

SafeSport is Mandatory for EVERY adult who affiliated with a junior program

(examples include but not limited to):

  • Coaches (Paid and Volunteer) 
  • Club Directors 
  • Tournament Directors
  • Club Administrators
  • Chaperones
  • Officials
  • Region Staff
  • Sports Conditioning Coaches
  • Athletic Trainer
  • **Junior players, regardless of age, who serve as Assistant Coaches**

Click Here to Complete SafeSport Training

PSR Requires all First Year Coaches Must Complete a Coach Officiating Certification

Every FIRST YEAR COACH must attend a CERTIFICATION hosted by the region.  Before attending a CERTIFICATION, the coach must have already completed either (1) the online coaches officiating training or (2) a club-hosted officiating training AND have a current USAV membership, current background screening, and have completed SafeSport training. ​

There are 32 sessions being offered at various locations between Dec 7, 2019, and Dec 29, 2019.  The coach must attend or they will NOT be eligible to be rostered.  Coaches may not attend a session where they would also be acting as a coach for a team.  Sessions will fill quickly.  

The CERTIFICATION will cost $10.  If a coach no-shows, the registration fee WILL NOT be refunded or credited.  Coaches must pre-register and be on the roster to attend!

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