PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE OLD COACH MEMBERSHIP TEST, YOU DO NOT NEED TO TAKE THE FOUNDATIONAL COACH TEST. IF YOU SIGN UP FOR THE TEST, YOU WILL NOT BE REFUNDED THE COST!
The Foundational Coach training does NOT satisfy requirements for certification for certain USAU events such as YCC, state championships or college nationals where each team needs at least one CERTIFIED coach.
If you have Foundational Coach listed under QUALIFICATIONS on your member profile, you should NOT sign up for the test.
Please allow a week for the test link to be sent. Please note the invitation will be sent to the email associated with your account. If that email is not current, please update the information and then register for the test.
You must be current with SafeSport training, have a completed background check, and have completed the concussion training in order to purchase the Foundational Coach test.
Please use the clinic registration to request the Foundational Coach test AFTER viewing the coaching videos on your member dashboard. In addition to questions from the video, there are rules questions as well. A rule book is available at the USAU website
The test will include multiple choice and reflective questions that require a short answer. A passing score of 80% is required.
The Foundational Coach training is required to attend any USA Ultimate coach certification clinic.
If you are a woman or BIPOC and need financial assistance, you can apply for the RAD grant. For more information, please visit the USAU website