NICA Affiliate Leagues

125 Arizona High School Cycling League
Mike Perry, the Arizona League Director joined by John Shumaker and Chris Stewart, founding Committee members, launched the very popular Arizona League in the fall of 2013.  395 student-athletes from 41 teams competed in their second season.
Colorado High School Cycling League
The Colorado League was founded in 2009 by Kate Rau and inaugurated its first season of competition in the Fall of 2010. In 2015, 939 student-athletes from 61 teams competed. In recognition of Kate’s extraordinary efforts, she was presented the 2015 Trailblazer Award from the Colorado Sports Women Association.
125 Utah High School Cycling League
Lori Harward successfully launched the largest first year league of NICA history.  The Utah League had its first race in 2012 with 230+ riders. Participating in 2015, an amazing 1,666 student-athletes took on the race course from 77 teams.

NICA Chapter Leagues

NorCal High School Cycling League
Founded in 2001, the NorCal High School Cycling League, grew out of the Berkeley High Mountain Bike Club and was the original scholastic mountain biking League in the U.S. In 2016, 1,019 student-athletes from 67 teams competed. Vanessa Hauswald took over the director role in the Summer of 2010.
SoCal High School Cycling League
Since 2008 when it was founded by Quintin Reich with generous support from Easton Foundations, the SoCal League has seen tremendous growth. Matt Gunnell became Director in 2009 and now (2016) oversees a League with 67 teams and 1,005 student-athletes.

NICA Project Leagues

Texas Interscholastic Mountain Bike League
Founded by League Director Vance McMurry, the Texas League launched its first race in the Spring of 2012.  The Texas League is full of very dedicated coaches, parents and riders, all more than willing to share some of their Texas Hospitality. In 2016, 482 student-athletes from 32 teams competed.
125 Minnesota High School Cycling League
Gary Sjoquist successfully launched the Minnesota League, in 2012.  Now, under the leadership of League Director, Josh Kleve, 766 student-athletes from 48 teams participated in 2015.
125 New York Interscholastic Cycling League
Jason Cairo launched the first NICA East Coast League, with their first race in the spring of 2013.  The league’s fourth year saw a huge increase in participation with 262 students from 23 teams participating.
125 Tennessee Interscholastic Cycling League
Kat Williams founded the Tennessee League and held their first race in the fall 2013.  Kat first came to NICA as a coach with the NorCal League.  When she moved to Tennessee she took the NICA spirit with her.  In the fall of 2015, 211 student-athletes competed from 12 teams.
125 Georgia Interscholastic Cycling League
Dan Brooks, the Georgia League Director and his very enthusiastic crew launched the second southeastern league in fall 2015 with 264 students from 20 teams participating.
Wisconsin High School Cycling League
Don Edberg and Kathy Mock, Wisconsin League Directors are excited to launch the second league in the Midwest. Their first race series was in the fall of 2015 and had 332 students from 26 teams participating.
alabama-logo-large Alabama Interscholastic Cycling League
Eddie Freyer is the league director for the Alabama High School Cycling League and is off to a great start with an amazing 345 students from 23 teams participating in their second year. Alabama will be the 3rd league in the Southeastern US, giving NICA a strong foothold in this region with the potential for regional championships and competitions.
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Peter Hufnagel, the Virginia League Director will be leading the charge for the second East Coast league. Their first race series in the Fall of 2015 had 256 students from 18 teams participate.
Idaho logo Idaho Interscholastic Cycling League
Dylan Gradhandt is the league director for the Idaho High School Cycling league. Their first race took place in the Fall of 2015, with 255 students representing 17 teams.
Idaho logo Arkansas Interscholastic Cycling League
Alan Ley is the league director for the new Arkansas Interscholastic Cycling league. The league was founded in 2015 and will have its first race in 2016.
Idaho logo Pennsylvania Interscholastic Cycling League
The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Cycling League was founded in 2015 by league director, Mike Kuhn. Their inaugural race will take place in 2016.
Nevada Interscholastic Cycling League
The Nevada High School Cycling League was founded in 2014 by Doug Bedient and will have its inaugural season in the Fall of 2016.
Idaho logo North Carolina Interscholastic Cycling League
League Director Mike Long founded the North Carolina Interscholastic Cycling league in 2015. Their inaugural race will take place in 2017.
Idaho logo New Jersey Interscholastic Cycling League
League Director Tom Kruse founded the New Jersey Interscholastic Cycling league in 2015. Their inaugural race will take place in 2017.