Instructor Criminal Background Check Requirement
posted on 09/06/2011

Attention All Instructor Members

Effective January 2012 all criminal background check screening will become mandatory for all new/renewing/lapsed Instructor members who are 18 years of age or older.

Instructor members will remain in a pending status until the final results of the criminal background check screening are received. Pending Instructor members will be unable to receive USA Gymnastics University course completion and/or certifications (example safety certificate), or print a membership card until the criminal background check results are received.

To complete your requirements you will need to an online user profile.

If you have not yet created an online user profile, please see below for instructions.

If you already have an existing profile please log on to the USA Gymnastics website and click on My Membership to complete requirement.

Online Profile Instructions:
Step 1: Go to and click on the Login link located in the top right corner.
Step 2: Click on the Click Here to Register link
Step 3: In the first section of the form it will ask you is you are a member, please enter in your member number.
Step 4: Proceed to enter in the information requested.
Step 5: Once your user information has been created you will then click on Member Services.
Step 6: Click on the white My Membership link located on the left hand side. My Membership will provide you access to your personal membership information, you can register for the criminal background check