U.S. Figure Skating is proud to recognize the Professional Skaters Association (PSA) as the official coaches education, certification and training program of U.S. Figure Skating. The PSA offers a variety of educational programs as well as rating and ranking systems to recognize coaching accomplishments. For more information on the PSA and all it has to offer, please visit www.skatepsa.com.
U.S. Figure Skating appreciates the cooperation and understanding of all members to help implement these minimum requirements to ensure that the environment in all U.S. Figure Skating programs is as safe as possible for all participants. This will help give parents the highest degree of confidence that their children are not only receiving good care and proper instruction but are safe from improper conduct. There are four requirements for coaches: U.S. Figure Skating membership, PSA membership (if needed), coach registration and CER compliance. Read more...
Information for Clubs
In keeping with the standards of many youth sports organizations, schools and recreational programs in America today, U.S. Figure Skating has implemented coaching requirements, background screening and continuing education requirements to help ensure that we are providing a safe environment and protecting the welfare of all participants in U.S. Figure Skating-sanctioned activities. This will help give parents the highest degree of confidence that their children are not only receiving good care and proper instruction but are safe from improper conduct. Read more...
There are various requirements that all coaches must complete prior to being eligible to coach at U.S. Figure Skating-sanctioned events. It is the responsibility of the club to verify the compliance of all coaches.
Parent/Club Links Regarding Coaches
PSA Code of Ethics
PSA - Tenets of Professionalism