Protection Package

As part of USA Rugby’s continuing efforts to place a stronger emphasis on player safety within the sport of rugby, the Player Protection Package was added to the core list of coaching requirements.

The Player Protection Package is a one-time requirement and consists of two free online courses revolving around player safety.

  • If you previously completed the PPP than you do not have to retake the requirement.

Completion of these courses is automatically reported to the USA Rugby Coach Development Department once a week. To have your certification added sooner, please email it to

NOTE: Please register for these courses using the same spelling of your full name as it appears in our USA Rugby Membership Database. This will help minimize any certification upload errors.

The two required courses are (click on each to reveal completion instructions):

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