Coaching Requirements

Head Coaches:

  • Must be a current member in good standing with USA Powerlifting.
  • There are no active safe sport or disciplinary actions being conducted or enforced.
  • Must be properly attired in USA Powerlifting logoed apparel while coaching in any aspect.
  • Must be a USA Powerlifting Senior International Coach.
  • Must stay and coach for the entire duration of the Championship.

Assistant Team Coaches:

  • Assistant Team coaches must be a current member in good standing with USA Powerlifting.
  • There are no active safe sport or disciplinary actions being conducted or enforced.
  • Assistant team coaches must be properly attired in USA Powerlifting logoed apparel while coaching in any aspect.
  • Assistant team coaches must be a USA Powerlifting Senior National Coach or higher.
  • Nominated assistant team coaches must stay and assist for the entire duration of the Championship. (i.e., if an Assistant Team Coach for the Masters Team, must stay entire duration the Masters Team is competing.)

Personal Coaches:

  • Personal coaches must be a current member in good standing with USA Powerlifting.
  • There are no active safe sport or disciplinary actions being conducted or enforced.
  • Personal coaches must be a USA Powerlifting Club Coach or higher.
  • Personal team coaches must be properly attired in USA Powerlifting logoed apparel while coaching in any aspect.
  • Only one personal coach per athlete.
  • A personal coach may be asked to leave the warmup area by the Head coach if the meet director or meet official deems that there are too many coaches in the warmup area.
  • Personal coaches acknowledge that the Head coach has the final say on all lifter’s attempts – the Head coach will communicate with Personal coach whenever possible.
  • All Personal Coaches must be approved by National Team Head Coach and be officially nominated by USA Powerlifting.

Please note: 2019-2021 Head Coach positions have been filled.

Application for Coaching Position