Coaching Program - October Update

By: Jon Tarkington  October 24, 2022


Registration is still open for the in-person Level 2 and Level 1 Clinics as well as both the in-person and virtual Summit. There are specials on lodging and air fare is still reasonable. Some examples are below:

LA from $180

Boston from $270

Atlanta from $150

Chicago from $160

Philadelphia from $160

Don't miss this great chance to learn, engage with other coaches, and help play an active role in the future of the Coaching Development and Education Program.


With the CEU policy on hold, the renewal cycle will be streamlined going forward. Please make sure your SafeSport and Background Check are current. You can find your status by logging into your USAC account and visiting the "membership" tab.

Once those prerequisites are current, you can select the license tab in your account, and select "renew" next to your most recent coach license product.

Please note, at the time of this writing, licenses expire on December 31st of the year they are issued. If your license is currently valid, you should wait until January to renew.


Do you know a coach that embodies the mission of USA Cycling? Consider nominating them for our coach of the year awards. Read on for more info.

Purpose: To recognize coaches who have been contributing to the health and growth of bicycle racing in the United States. When nominating please heavily consider the mission of USA Cycling:

The mission of USA Cycling is to develop the sport of cycling in the United States at all levels and to achieve sustained international racing success while fostering a shared commitment to safety, integrity, and the joy of cycling.

Nomination Criteria:

  • Nominees must be USA Cycling Licensed Coaches of any level.
  • Nominees must be predominantly involved in the category in which they are being nominated
  • Nominations must be made by USA Cycling Members.
  • Multiple members may be listed in support of each nominee.
  • Please limit one nomination per member.
  • Current USAC High Performance Coaches are not eligible.


  • Development Coach - This coach doesn’t just connect with athletes, they help grow the sport of cycling
  • Elite Coach - Accolades/Nominations from athletes at national and international level competition
  • Junior Coach - Accolades/Nominations from junior athletes and their parents.

Selection: Nominees will be selected based on their nomination forms. Please ensure to detail how well they are executing the mission of USAC and are striving to improve themselves, their athletes and the sport. Award winners will be announced at the 2022 Coaching Summit, Coaches will be recognized through newsletters in early 2023.

Nominations are due by October 21, 2022