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Athlete Safety

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Athlete Safety and Protection

Premier Athletics takes the safety and wellbeing of its athletes very seriously.   Below is a list of credentials, training, and more that we require of the Premier Athletics staff.

1 – Premier Athletics background checks every employee and continues to do so every two years.

2 – Heads Up Concussion Certification

3 – CPR/First Aid Certified staff onsite

4 – Affidavit of Good Moral Character

5 - PACE training – Premier Athletics provides virtual monthly training sessions for all staff to continue their training and education, in addition to a yearly in person training.  Topics include but are not limited to: 

  • Safety

  • Spotting

  • Leadership

  • Motivation

  • Personal Development and Growth

  • Effective Lesson Planning, Classes, and Training

  • Culture

In addition to the above:

All Star Team Coaches and anyone outside of the Premier Athletics organization who works with our team athletes must be members of the USASF which include the following requirements:

  • Additional USASF Background checks through NCIS

  • SafeSport Training

  • Abide by the USASF Professional Responsibility Code

  • Professional Membership

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Gymnastics Team Coaches and anyone outside the Premier Athletics organization who works with our team athletes must be members of the USAG which include the following requirements:

  • Additional USAG Background checks through NCIS

  • SafeSport Training

  • Safety and Risk Management Course

  • Fundamentals of Gymnastics Instruction Course

  • Professional Membership

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School Team Coaches will also be AACCA certified and follow USA Cheer Guidelines

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