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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. After qualifications are achieved, the coach must pass the Level 1 exam. Note: There is no fee to upgrade a coaching license.

Level 1 Clinic

The 2022 Level 1 Clinic and Summit will be November 9th-12th. Find out more here.