NICA and the Wisconsin Interscholastic Cycling League is a roaring success because of our highly trained, talented volunteer coaches!
If you are looking to refresh or level up your certification this season, take advantage of these MANY training opportunities that are sure to be both education and FUN!
Questions, contact Coach Supporter Manager Mike McGarry at firstname.lastname@example.org or League Director Renee Griswold at email@example.com.
We tip our helmets to you for the time and energy you put into creating great experiences for our NICA student-athletes! THANK YOU!
On-The-Bike (OTB) Skills
Coaches will learn the progressive steps needed to teach both basic and advanced mountain biking skills, experiential teaching techniques, how to accommodate different learning styles and how to create a positive learning environment for young riders. Sessions being held all around WI.
May 1 | Trek Headquarters in Waterloo May 6 | Silver Lake Park in Salem May 7 | Sylvan Hills in Wausau May 15 | Demetral Park in Madison May 19 | West High School in Madison May 21 | Lueth Bicycle & Skate Park in La Crosse May 24 | West High School in Madison (Co-Ed or Women Only options) May 27 | Nine Mile Forest in Wausau June 1 | Minooka Park in Waukesha June 4 | Shorewood High School in Shorewood June 4 | Nine Mile Forest in Wausau June 11 | Estabrook Park in Shorewood June 11 | Lueth Bicycle & Skate Park in LaCrosse June 12 | West High School in Madison June 15 | Silver Lake Park in Salem June 15 | Minooka Park in Waukesha (Women Only) June 29 | Minooka Park in Waukesha June 30 | Myrick Park in LaCrosse July 13 | Minooka Park in Waukesha July 20 | Minooka Park in Waukesha (Women Only)
The NICA Coach Licensing Staff is offering live, online leader summit sessions so that you can get the necessary core requirements for your level 3 coach license or the continuing education units needed to maintain your current coach license. These sessions will be offered at varying times to accommodate your busy schedules. This is the last offering until the fall so get on board now!
This a weekend at Hartman Creek State Park is focused on getting more girls on bikes! This clinic is open to female coaches with a minimum of level 1 coach certificate within the Wisconsin NICA League. We will offer OTB 101 and OTB 201 to up your skills and coach certification as well as receive CEUs. This weekend includes camping, meals, skills coaching, games, ways to recruit more girls to your team, and so much more! Friday and Saturday is time for the coaches and Sunday student athletes arrive and join the fun!
1. The next level of Adventure is coming to Wisconsin! BIKEPACKING! We have a coaches only training camp planned for June 10-12 in Upper Michigan. Then this group will lead student athletes on a similar experience in the Cable/Seely/Hayward area August 12-14.
The next level of Adventure is coming to Wisconsin! BIKEPACKING! We have a coaches only training camp planned for June 10-12 in Upper Michigan. Then this group will lead student athletes on a similar experience in the Cable/Seely/Hayward area August 12-14.
Coach’s training camp at Trek Trails is an opportunity to connect with your fellow coaches from across the Wisconsin League while reviewing the best practices for holding NICA camps and adventure rides. Adventure Coordinator, Joe FitzGibbon, and Coach Supporter, Mike McGarry, will lead NICA training programs in the morning or afternoon. Following the programming there will be an optional group ride, campfire chat, dinner and overnight camping.