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General Membership Information

Welcome to Minnesota/USA Wrestling

On the "General Membership" page you'll find helpful information to purchase and renew your athlete or coaches membership, as well as the mat and pairing officials membership.

Athlete Membership

Welcome to the 2023-2024 Wrestling Season!!

Click here to obtain or renew a USA Wrestling membership, or to find information on membership benefits, insurance, services, club and event Sanctioning, and forms.

If a member is unsure of their USA membership number or needs help, please email membership director, Amie Engels at  DO NOT create a new Profile in the system as that will also create another member number for the individual.  

Individual Membership

Athletes - $55

  • Kids through Junior level
  • NOTE - if an athlete will turn 18 during the 2023-2024 season they will need to complete the Safe Sport training before they can purchase their Membership Card and will need to purchase their card on-line
    • These athletes turning 18 during the season will be unable to purchase a membership at an open tournament. 

USA Wrestling Membership Insurance Information

Members of USA Wrestling are provided with secondary sports accident coverage for injuries sustained in covered activities. To file a sports accident claim, go to and select Insurance Claims.

Wrestling Leaders

Wrestling Leader Membership - $60

  • Membership is for Leaders, Coaches, Mat and Pairing officials
    • You must have your Wrestling Leader Membership if you are coaching in practice and open tournaments.
  • Wrestling Leader membership (TO COACH) requires:
    1. Background check
    2. SafeSport Certification
    3. Coaching Certification (1-time completion)
    4. Heads Up Concussion
  • Background Check
    • Approved background screenings are valid for two (2) membership seasons (current season plus the next membership season)
    • Please allow at least 7 to 14 days for background check to be completed
  • Required Safe Sport Certification
  • Required Coaching Certification
    • You will need to have a current Wrestling Leader membership in order to purchase a Coach Certification course.
    • Course Link Here
    • Your Coaching Certification is good for life and only have to complete them once.
      • Copper: designed for coaching ages 12u and below
      • Bronze: designed for coaching ages 13+
      • Silver: designed to provide and develop advanced training
      • Gold: designed for coaches to "give back"
  • Heads Up Concussion

DO NOT wait until the week before State to get your membership as you may not get it in time!

Additional Information

  • Event Volunteer, Media, and Medical Membership - Free
    • Requires a background check
    • Requires Safe Sport certification
  • Club Charters - $110+ insurance if added to charter
    • Link to Club Charters on-line
      • To Charter a Club USA Wrestling now requires that the person listed as the Club Director MUST be a current members of USA Wrestling and be over the age of 18.
      • Wrestling Leader Membership must be current.

Instructions for coaching at MNUSA State Tournaments

In order to be in the coaches corner mat-side or to have any engagement with referees or table workers, SafeSport and USA Wrestling require all individuals to be properly certified. Click on the Link for a step by step guide on the requirements.

How to add a profile picture to membership card for PARENTS

All wrestlers must have a profile picture uploaded to their USA Wrestling Membership Profile.

Profile pictures should only feature the individual and be similar to a photo ID, passport, driver license, or yearbook photo – no sunglasses, hat, headgear, etc.

The profile picture shall be in color and be oriented vertically.

All pictures submitted go through a manual approval process, and if a profile picture is rejected by USA Wrestling, the member will be notified by e-mail.

See the instruction guide for PARENTS below.  If you'd like an instructional guide for Parents to add the profile picture, please email the membership director.