Coach Education Committee

Members

Mike Szrejter, Committee Chair, Florida

Ed Thibedeau, Vice Chair, Arkansas

Jason Morris, International & National Advisor, New York

George Weers, Illinois

Bill Myers, New York

Lynn Roethke, Wisconsin

Pete Mantel, Connecticut

Hayward Nishiokaex officio, California

Links

USJA Coach Education Overview and Guidelines

List of USJA Certified Coaches

USJA Coaching Guide

USJA Coaching Certification Form

USJA Background Screening Policy

USJA Background Screening Form

Safe Sport Registration (required)

USJA Team Travel Policy

USJA’s Growing Judo Online Magazine (includes many articles for coaches)

While there are a great many activities to accomplish and numerous objectives to be met, the USJA Coaching Education and Certification Committee has these main goals:

  • Run clinics and training camps throughout the country to raise the technical skills of coaches and their athletes.
  • Run a certification program of outstanding quality emphasizing a comprehensive approach to coaching.

Coaching Badge Procedure

Upon certification as a coach a coaching badge can be obtained by sending an e-mail to Michael Lucadamo at the USJA Headquarters with a small passport size head shot jpg. The badge is $25.00. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks to receive your badge.

Safe Sport Program

Please remember all coaches now must take and pass this on-line test.  You may do this at your convenience. It takes between 2 and 3 hours total but can be completed in segments.  Once you have completed the program, please send a copy of the certificate to the USJA Office.  Please go to Safe Sport and click on the “Register” link under “Training” at the bottom of the page.

 

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