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Skilled and dedicated NICA coaches are the most important aspect of NICA high school mountain bike teams.  A NICA coach puts the safety and overall well-being of their student-athletes as the first priority.  NICA coaches are role models and teachers who are open to learning the best practices of youth mountain bike coaching and actively work to hone their leadership …

NICA Coaches Resources

  Join the NICA News The NICA News is a monthly email newsletter that will keep you up to date on what’s going on in interscholastic mountain biking all over the country. Click Here To Subscribe NICA recognizes that the coaches are the ones that make interscholastic mountain bike teams possible.  In light of that, NICA wants to provide any support …

Coaching

Please note recent NICA Coach Licensing, Level & Requirement Transition. Skilled and dedicated NICA volunteers are the most important aspect of NICA interscholastic mountain bike teams.  A NICA volunteer puts the safety and overall well-being of their student-athletes as the first priority.  NICA volunteers are role models and teachers who are open to learning the best practices of youth mountain bike …

Continuing Education Requirements – NICA Webinars and Partner Courses

Upon completing the webinar, Coach Julia is ready to ride! In order to maintain a valid NICA Coach License, an individual must keep her/his WFA/WFR and CPR certification current and earn nine (9) Continuing Education Units (CEU) hours every three years. There are two options for gaining CEU’s outside of attending a Leaders’ Summit: NICA webinars and NICA partner courses: …

Proactively Manage Risk!

Spring League Coaches and Team Managers – Are your team members licensed? In keeping with NICA’s core mission of providing effective risk management practices to ensure a safe, enjoyable learning environment for our coaches, riders and community, please review your team’s Pit Zone coaches’ registration status. It is your duty of care to not allow coaches to participate with your …

NICA Leaders’ Summit

Register now – space is limited Wednesday Only $125.00 Thursday Only $125.00 Wednesday & Thursday $195.00 Early Registration Discounts before 6/15/12 Register Now October 10–11, 2012 NICA’s Leaders’ Summit brings together coaches, assistant coaches, ride leaders, and parent volunteers—both new and experienced—to develop skills and knowledge, share strategies, and build community. This summit will promote a holistic approach to coaching …

Indie Club Program

For regions without an established NICA league. NICA’s vision is to bring high school and middle school mountain biking coast to coast by 2020.  The NICA Indie Club program allows clubs to form in new regions where NICA leagues do not yet exist. These clubs can compete at existing regional mountain bike races and help spread the word about high school …

Team Starter Kit

So you want to form an interscholastic mountain bike team or club?  Starting and managing an interscholastic mountain bike team is no small task – but incredibly rewarding work.  Don’t let the list below overwhelm you, take it one step at a time using the following advice and documents to help ensure your effort is a success! Are You Ready? …