Dr. Matt is now listed on the USA Track & Field Coaches Registry and SafeSport List under the New Mexico association.
What does that mean? Per USATF, Dr. Matt has “met all requirements of the registered coach program which includes an extensive background screen and completion of USOC SafeSport course.“
“The USATF Registered Coaches Program was conceived to establish a set of standards for all coaches affiliated with USA Track & Field. The program involves a four-pronged process, which results in a published list of coaches who have demonstrated the ethics, honesty and trustworthiness necessary for endorsement by the national governing body. The centerpiece of the process is a comprehensive Safe Sport Handbook which focuses on only the highest ethical and honorable standards. Registered Coaches also carry with them the rights and privileges available only to those within the registry. These benefits may include:
- Discounts for premier seminars and coaching education programs
- Registered Coach credential at USA National Championships
- Selection to international team staffs
- Selection for Coaching Enhancement Grants
- Involvement in USATF High Performance Programs
- Compensation from USATF or USOC athlete support programs “
“The Registered Coaches application process includes: (1) a current USATF membership, (2) a background screen, (3) completion of USOC SafeSport course, (4) agreement with the policies in the Safe Sport Handbook and (5) listing of your coaching affiliation.”
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