USA Wrestling

USA Wrestling is the National Governing Body for the Sport of Wrestling in the United States and, as such, is its representative to the United States Olympic Committee. Simply, USA  Wrestling is the central organization that coordinates amateur wrestling programs in the nation and works to create interest and participation in these programs. 


USA Wrestling Safe Sport Program

Developed by the United States Olympic Committee for members of USA Wrestling and other NGBs to access for free, the SafeSport program has critical information to help keep every program, including your club, safe.  Athletes will perform better, soar higher, and get more from wrestling if they feel safe.  Misconduct threatens safety, and it can happen in all sports at all competitive levels.  

SafeSport online training program teaches you about the nature of misconduct in sport: how to recognize it, how to prevent it and how to take action.  The information in this course will keep sport a positive experience for every athlete, coach, and volunteer.

USA Wrestling has adopted a Safe Sport Policy and a Safe Sport Program Handbook to guide our members in this important movement.

USA Wrestling Charter Club


A club charter, approved by the State Chairperson or designated state director, provides membership affiliation with USA Wrestling for state and national clubs. 

Membership with USA Wrestling means that you are part of a wrestling community and your coaches are certified in teaching wrestling and safe sports.  

USA Wrestling has more than 232,000 members. These members include athletes of all ages, coaches, officials, parents, and fans striving together to strengthen the sport. Part of USA Wrestling’s mission is to foster grassroots development for the sport.