CCS & USA Swimming Coaches Membership Requirements

Safety Training for Swim Coaches Certification

Any one of the following courses will satisfy the requirement:

American Red Cross:
(All American Red Cross STSC certifications are valid for three years)

 

Lifeguard certifications listed below will be accepted WITH proof of successful completion of the online Safety Training for Swim Coaches test. For additional information and to take the test, go to:
 
www.usaswimming.org/Member Resouces/Coaches/Online Testing & Certifications.
 
Print the confirmation email when you pass the test; submit it to your LSC Membership Chair WITH the required lifeguard card. The expiration date, for coach membership purposes, will be the earliest date on either the STSC email (valid for three years) or the lifeguard certification.

American Red Cross:
(All American Red Cross STSC certifications are valid for three years)

American Lifeguard Association:

Ellis & Associates:

Courses offered by other organizations:

 

FROM THE 2009 USA SWIMMING RULEBOOK:
 
Article 502.4.3 "Anyone who coaches athletes at a USA Swimming practice or competition must be a coach member of USA Swimming and must have satisfactrily completed safety training and bacground screening required by USA Swimming."