Click, Get Safe Play Approved
Log in to your USTA account
If you have a USTA membership, Net Generation, or TennisLink account, the login information is the same.
Note: If you do not have a USTA account (includes Net Generation or Tennislink), click the "Sign up" link (highlighted in blue below "Sign in").
On the Get Safe Play Approved page, there are 4 steps that must be completed. You will not be Safe Play approved until you have done all 4 steps
- Personal Information
- Background Check
Step 1 Personal Information
Complete the fields on Step 1 Personal Information. Once complete, click Next: Course at the bottom of the page
Step 2 Course
Review the SafeSport Training information, then click Launch Course near the bottom of the page
The SafeSport Training will open in a separate tab or window.
You will gain access to download your Certificate when completed. The Safe Sport training may take up to 48 hours to reflect on your account.
Once you've completed the SafeSport Training course, return to the USTA page and click Next: Policy at the bottom
Step 3 Policy
Click and review the USTA's Safe Play Policy
To proceed, you will need to indicate whether you accept the policy. Click within the I accept the Safe Play Policy box
Click, Next: Background Check
Step 4 Background Check
Review the Background Check information, then click Launch Background Check near the bottom of the page
The NCSI website will open in a separate tab or window. Follow the steps on the NCSI website to complete the background screening process
Upon completion of the NCSI background check, you will receive a 16-digit NCSI Applicant ID. The ID will be listed on the Background Screening Confirmation page. You 16-digit NCSI Applicant ID will be automatically entered into your USTA account for you
Please make note of your 16-digit NCSI Applicant ID for your records. You can use this ID to check the status of your screening by visiting ncsisafe.com/status
The Background Check page in your USTA account also provides information on the status of your screening. The page will indicate whether your screening is pending, approved or denied. You will also be notified on Background Check page, if NCSI needs additional information from you
To view the status of your Safe Play compliance, click Check Your Status at usta.com/safeplay. Here you will be able to complete any missing requirements to become Safe Play approved
Once Safe Play approved, your SafeSport training, Policy Acknowledgement and Background Check expiration dates are available for reference
Another way to confirm Safe Play compliance is to visit the Find Approved Coaches & More tab from the Safe Play homepage. This page is accessible to the public
Only individuals who are in compliance with Safe Play will appear in the search tool on this page. Their Safe Play expiration date is also provided