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USATF currently requires the members of the following groups to take a USATF background screen:  National Office Staff, Board of Directors, registered coaches, certified officials, authorized agents, National Team staff, National Committee Chairs, Association leadership, Youth Committee members, AAC Committee Members, AAC Event Leaders, all meet volunteers in an official capacity, Youth Camp staff, vendors with access to athletes, and all RunJumpThrow event organizers.  These individuals must have a USATF membership, have successfully completed the appropriate USATF background screen, and have successfully completed SafeSport training before having contact with athletes, and in any event, within sixty (60) days of assuming such position within USATF.

USATF SafeSport Online Training Steps:

1. Go to:  
2. Click on: Sign In (upper right corner)
3. Either sign in to your account or click on: Register.
     a. If you signed in to your existing account, please make sure your account is associated with USA Track & Field and you have your current membership number associated with your account.
     b.If you clicked on Register, please fill out the form and click on:  save.  Make sure to add your USA Track and Field membership and include your current USATF Membership Number (this is how we will track your training completion).  Sign in to your account.

4. Click on: the smiley face in the upper right corner.
5. Click on: Learning Dashboard.
6. You will need to launch and complete three courses:  Sexual Misconduct Awareness Education, Mandatory Reporting, Emotional and Physical Misconduct.  Follow the directions contained within the training course.  The course takes about 1.5 hours to complete, but they don’t need to be completed all at once.  


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