Professional Membership
  • Coaches: Competitive coaches at all levels, for Women's, Men's, Rhythmic, Trampoline & Tumbling, Group Gymnastics, and Acrobatic Gymnastics

  • Judges and Officials: Judges and officials at all levels for Women's, Men's, Rhythmic, Trampoline & Tumbling, Group Gymnastics, and Acrobatic Gymnastics

  • Meet Directors: Individuals hosting/running USA Gymnastics sanctioned events and applying for event sanctions

  • Others: Other gymnastics professionals who participate in USA Gymnastics sanctioned events and wish to take advantage of the member benefits. This includes contractors, volunteers, medical personnel, chaperones, and National Team Training Center Support Staff.

Membership is required for participation in any USA Gymnastics sanctioned event. Individuals must hold a professional membership that includes the gymnastics discipline in which he/she is participating (i.e. women's, men's, rhythmic, trampoline and tumbling, acrobatic gymnastics or group gymnastics).
  • Individuals applying for Professional Membership must be 18 years of age or older
  • USA Gymnastics Safety Certification (must re-certify every 4 years) - additional fee required
  • Background check (must complete screening process every 2 years) - additional fee required
  • Safe Sport Course (must complete designated safe sport course every year
  • Please note, if obtaining the Professional membership in order to coach on the floor of USA Gymnastics sanctioned event, member must hold a minimum of an Instructor level within USA Gymnastics University. This certification level is achieved by completing the U100: Fundamental Gymnastics Instruction course.
  • All Professional members must abide and be bound by USA Gymnastics Safe Sport Policy and Code of Ethical Conduct, all safe sport rules, policies and procedures, and all future amendments, promulgated by the U.S. Center for SafeSport, as well as, all applicable criminal codes and will be subject to the jurisdiction of the U.S. Center for SafeSport and agree that any sanctions imposed by the U.S. Center for SafeSport extend to my participation in any National Governing Body (including USA Gymnastics) events or activities and may be posted publicly and include information regarding the misconduct involved
  • Secondary insurance coverage at USA Gymnastics sanctioned events
  • Seasonal discounts on apparel and merchandise sold through USA Gymnastics
  • 5% discount on technical materials sold through USA Gymnastics
  • USA Gymnastics Membership card
  • Discounts on congresses and educational courses
  • Right to participate in USA Gymnastics sanctioned events
  • Voting privileges for program positions
  • Complimentary access to the U100 Fundamentals of Gymnastics Instruction Course
  • Complimentary access to the U103 USA Gymnastics Fitness Course
$91 (includes 1 discipline). Additional discipline $15/discipline.

Two Options to Register:
  • Online Registration: Click here to login. Then click on the My Profile link to purchase or renew membership online. Don’t have a username/password? Click here to create an account.
  • Mail/Fax Registration: Fax/Mail registration form.
Membership Terms
  • Membership is valid for one competitive season
  • Current competitive season: August 1, 2018 through July 31, 2019
  • There is no pro-rating of membership fees
  • All fees and memberships are both non-refundable and non-transferable
Additional Information
  • Normal processing time for mailed/faxed registration is 3-5 weeks from the date of receipt.
  • Membership card is available online ONLY
Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What are the benefits of becoming a Professional Member?
A: The main benefit of becoming a Professional Member is the ability to coach, judge or participate on the floor at any USA Gymnastics sanctioned event. Professional members also receive discounts on educational courses and events, subscriptions to both the USA Gymnastics and Technique magazine publications and more. For more details regarding Professional membership click here.

Q: What are the requirements to become a Professional Member?
A: All Professional Members must complete the USA Gymnastics Safety/Risk Management Certification Program as well as the background check requirement.

Q: I am interested in becoming a Professional member. How do I get started?
A: The first step is to apply for the membership. Once the membership has been processed you will then be able to complete both the safety/risk management and background check requirements. Please Note: Your membership will be kept in a pending status until the requirements for membership have been completed.

Q: What does it mean for my membership to be in a pending status?
A: Pending status means that not all of the requirements for that membership have been completed. Therefore, while a Professional member is in pending status they are unable to participate in any USA Gymnastics sanctioned events. Once the requirements have been completed the membership will be released.

Q: I am a Professional member, but I would also like to start competing. Do I also have to register as an athlete?
A: Yes, the professional membership will not allow you to compete in any USA Gymnastics sanctioned event. You will need to complete an athlete registration in order to eligible for competition. Please Note: both memberships will use the same member number.

Q: I am currently a Women's Professional Member and would like to add the Men's discipline to my membership. What steps to do I take to add the extra discipline?
A: Professional members may add disciplines from their My Profile page. There is a $15/discipline fee.

Q: I need to become a Professional Member, but I am not sure what discipline I participate in?
A: Please use the guide below to help decide which discipline you require. Please note that Professional Membership comes with one discipline type. There is a $15 fee for each additional discipline.

  • Women's (WPRO) = For those participating in USA Gymnastics Women's Artistic (BB, FX, UB, V) sanctioned events.
  • Men's (MPRO) = For those participating in USA Gymnastics Men's Artistic sanctioned events. (FX, PB, HB, R, V, PH)
  • Rhythmic (RPRO) = For those participating in USA Gymnastics Rhythmic sanctioned events.
  • Trampoline and Tumbling (TPRO) = For those participating in USA Gymnastics Trampoline or Tumbling sanctioned events.
  • Acrobatic (SPRO) = For those participating in USA Gymnastics Acrobatic sanctioned events
  • Gymnastics For All (GPRO) = For those participating in Gymnastics For All (Group Gymnastics) sanctioned events.

Q: When do I have to renew my Professional Membership?
A: Professional Membership is valid for one competitive season. All membership do expire on July 31st. The safety/risk management certification is valid for 4 years, background check is valid for 2 years, safe sport certificate is valid for 1 year. Please note: each requirement may not expire at the time your membership expires each year. It is your responsibility to maintain current safety certification and valid background check.

Q: How do I order technical materials, rule books, compulsory materials, educational books, videos and other items?
A: All technical materials, rule books, educational materials and books, and videos produced by USA Gymnastics are available for purchase through our online store. Browse the online store using the category links in the left column. Rules, specifications, codes of points, compulsory materials, videos, and other materials are available for each USA Gymnastics discipline (i.e. Women, Men, Rhythmic, Trampoline and Tumbling, Acrobatics, and General Gymnastics). Other materials such as the Safety/Risk Management Certification handbook, preschool and recreational materials, general sports science books, safety posters, videos and other items can be found under the General Education link. To order, use the online shopping cart or call 1-800-345- 4719 and select option #1.

Q: How do I receive my member discount on technical materials?
A: Professional, Junior Professional, and Instructor members receive a 5% discount on all technical material orders through the online store.

Please feel free to contact Member Services for any other question or concerns.
USA Gymnastics Member Services Department
Phone Hours: Monday-Friday – 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. ET
1-800-345-4719 toll free