A limited amount of rooms at the USATF Level 1 Hotel Discount of $119/night are guaranteed through March 1, 2018 or until the room block is full. To reserve a room, call the hotel directly and reference U.S. Track & Field Certification.
The Level 1 curriculum has been accredited by NCACE, the National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education. This generally makes it eligible for Continuing Education credit for Strength and Conditioning Coaches as well as medical (sports medicine specialists, trainers, massage therapists etc.) and educational professionals.
Coaches of Track and Cross Country – especially Middle School, Youth, High School, College, and Masters can benefit from this program. Coaches of Adult Running Clubs and Triathlon Coaches will find this course of value (worth 3 USAT CEU’s for USAT Certified Coaches).
Recertification Guidelines for All Current Level 1 Coaches BeforeDecember 31, 2020 Expiration
All current Level 1 coaches are certified with USATF through December 31, 2020. The qualifying period for a current Level 1 certification is course completion from January 1, 2013-December 31, 2020. For coaches who choose not to seek a Level 2 certification before December 31, 2020, the options below apply to extend your Level 1 certification through the next Olympic Quad, 2021-2024.Options to recertify are the following, choose one:
Option 1: Renewal certification earned by completing ONE course offered on USATF CAMPUS, from January 1, 2018-December 31, 2020.
Option 3: As of January 1, 2020-December 1, 2020, register for the online recertification exam to retest on the methodology and content of the Level 1 textbook, “Track & Field Coaching Essentials.”
A recertification application will be available in the last 12 months of the current certification period in which the coach will fill out with USATF membership number, coach profile, and the chosen option from one of the three above. After submission to the National Office coaching department, the option will be verified via the coach education databases and certification issued with an updated Level 1 certificate through 2024.
February 21, 2018 Executive Meeting
March 21, 2018 General Meeting
May 16, 2018 Executive Meeting
June 20, 2018 General Meeting (Phone Conference)
September 19, 2018 Annual Meeting – Elections for Executive Committee
November 21, 2018 Executive Meeting
December 19, 2018 General Meeting
The 2018 Mid-Atlantic Junior Olympic Outdoor Track & Field Championship will take place June 16-17, 2018 at Widener University, Stadium, One University Place, Chester, Pa. 19013. Look for additional information soon!
The annual Officials Clinic at the Penn Relays on April 24-26 is an excellent way to get started in the world of track and field officiating. The clinic includes both classroom instruction and hands-on outside activities. You will be able to complete your certification as a USATF official at the clinic. To enroll in the clinic, you must be a member of USATF and apply for certification as an Apprentice-level official by April 8. Look for Additional information.