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Process for Becoming a Licensed Coach
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Coach License - Process

The 2018-19 USA Basketball Coach License season features two offerings: the Gold Coach License and the Associate Coach License. Each license type carries an associated annual fee.

ASSOCIATE COACH LICENSE

  • This license is valid from the day of completion through August 31, 2019, and only available to applicants who possess a valid U.S. Social Security number.
  • Annual fee: $42.00

GOLD COACH LICENSE (required to coach in NCAA-certified events)

  • Domestic Applicant Annual Fees
  • This license is valid from the day of completion through August 31, 2019, and only available to applicants who possess a valid U.S. Social Security number.
  • $58.00 – If registering before January 1, 2019.
  • $68.00 – If registering in January, February, March, May or June.
  • $125.00 – If registering in the months of April or July as these are high volume processing months.
  • International
  •  This license is valid from the day of completion through August 31, 2019, and should only be selected by those applicants without a valid U.S. Social Security number.
  • $77.00 – If registering before January 1, 2019.
  • $87.00 – If registering in January, February, March, May or June.
  • $142.00 –If registering in the months of April or July as these are high volume processing months.

Important: If you live in a county that charges extra fees to process background checks, you will be charged separately for those fees by Verified Volunteers in order to process your background check.

 

Step 1: Select COACH REGISTRATION, create your account and select your license type at community.usab.com.

Step 2: On your dashboard, select the BACKGROUND SCREENING bubble to begin your check through our screening partner Verified Volunteers.

Step 3: On your dashboard, select the COURSES bubble and complete the required courses in your account.

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Once your background screen is clear and you have completed your courses, you will become automatically licensed for the season and receive the benefits associated with your license level.

 

If you are participating in or operating a NCAA certified event, there is an additional requirement.

 

Step 4: NCAA Basketball Certification System (BBCS) requirements: You will also need to complete steps required by the ECAG in the BBCS including event/league applications, coach registration, and roster submissions. Want to know more about ECAG Basketball Certification process and requirements? LEARN MORE

 

The USA Basketball Coach License expires on August 31 each season.

Questions? Click HERE to contact us!

 

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