Underage Screening Requirements

USSA coaches or judges/officials under the age of 18 are subject to special requirements relative to background screening. Prospective USSA coaches or judges/officials under 18 need to secure two written references from individuals who would believe that you would not pose any undue risk to participants of USSA programs. Such references must be provided by individuals who are:

  1. not your legal guardian
  2. not related to you
  3. are at least 18 years old

These references must be received by the USSA within 10 days of membership registration. Letters of recommendation may be submitted by email by the original author to, by fax to 435.647.2052, or by mail to the address indicated below.

Member Services
Box 100
Park City, UT 84060

Upon receipt and approval of references, the USSA will activate membership. Members will then be removed from "pending" status and will be able to print a membership card from their My USSA account.
NOTE: Failure to provide the required recommendations within 10 days of membership processing will result in inactivation of your membership. Memberships will remain on inactive status until the USSA receives the required documents.