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United States Figure Skating Association
U.S. Figure Skating is the national governing body for the sport of figure skating in the United States. U.S. Figure Skating is a member of the International Skating Union (ISU), the international federation for figure skating, and is a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC).
U.S. Figure Skating is one of the strongest and fastest growing governing bodies within the Olympic movement with more than 180,000 members. It is comprised of member clubs, collegiate clubs, school-affiliated clubs and individual members. The charter member clubs numbered seven in 1921 when the association was formed and first became a member of the ISU. Check out the USFSA parent page!
Access your account for membership information, membership renewals, test session registration, volunteer sign-up and more.
Watch all of your favorite skaters at the national and international events!
Professional Skaters Association: Training quality coaches around the world.
Mission Statement: Dedicated to providing continuing education and accreditation to ice skating professionals in a safe and ethical environment.
Professional Excellence and Development The Professional Skaters Association (PSA) was organized in 1938. The PSA is the official figure skating coach’s education, training and accreditation program for the U.S. Figure Skating and the Ice Skating Institute. We are the largest and most recognized of all figure skating coach’s organizations in the world.
Our offices were moved from New York to Rochester in 1984 and in 2000 we built our beautiful, award-winning headquarters at 3006 Allegro Park SW. The exterior granite is was mined at Cold Spring, Minnesota and transported to Rochester during construction in the summer of 2000. Our membership consists of coaching members who train skaters from grassroots to elite levels of competition as well as judges and fans of the sport.
Education, ethics and safety are the main focus of our organization. We organize over 30 educational seminars each year. Accreditation is also important to our organization. We offer ten disciplines of examination for our members who desire to be board certified in one of four levels from Registered to Master. Currently we have a membership of 6,400 coaches worldwide, a staff of 15 employees and 215 volunteers nationwide.
PSA and U.S. Figure Skating Coaching Education Program is recognized by the USOC (United States Olympic Committee) as a CNS (Complies with National Standards) endorsed coaching education program. This endorsement has only been given to two other sports’ NGB’s and we are the first independent coaching organization to receive this award.
Safe Sport: Where Your Game Plan Starts
We all have a role to play in creating a healthy setting for sport. SafeSport helps raise awareness about misconduct in sport, promote open dialogue, and provide training and resources. When we work as a team, we can build a game plan to make sport safe―for everyone. This training is required of your Board of Directors and coaching staff.
SafeSport offers parent training regarding misconduct in sport and the measures we can all take to protect athletes. Learning about the six types of misconduct is an important step to recognize, reduce and respond effectively to inappropriate and potential harmful behavior. CVFSC offers volunteer hours to parents that complete the Parent Training. to take advantage of these free hours, please access the truing through the highlighted link in this paragraph. Choose the "Take the Training" link under Safe Sport Training Links. On the Welcome to the Team USA Prep Center banner, choose the "Discover Trainings" link to take you to the store options. Choose SafeSport Parent training.
When you have completed the training, print a copy of the certificate and drop it in the club mailbox at the rink. Please note your skater's name on your certificate so we can match you! Or, scan a copy and send it to CascadeValleyFSC@yahoo.com.