Gaining Level 1 Certification differentiates you from a myriad of other coaches, offering you the most comprehensive coaching education at the discretion of USAC.

Application Requirements

In order to achieve USA Cycling’s highest level of coaching certification, a coach must be a Level 2 coach, in good standing, for 5 consecutive years and attend a Level 1 Clinic, or be a Level 2 coach for 3 consecutive years, accumulate 200 CEU’s following completion of the Level 2 Clinic and attend a Level 1 Clinic. After either qualification is achieved, the coach must pass the Level 1 exam.

Note: There is no fee to upgrade a coaching license.

How to Get Certified

  1. Register for one of the Level 1 Coaching Clinics listed below. To register, log in to your account, then click HERE (scroll down through the webinars). You must have a current coaching license to attend Level 1 clinics.
  2. The clinic is a requirement for certification. Once you have registered and paid for the clinic, the Coaching Education Director will put you on an email list and send period updates on location, schedule, and itinerary.
  3. Complete the Level 1 exam.


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