Coach Training Courses


This course is a NICA Level 2 coaching requirement. Please complete the online portion of this course in Pit Zone BEFORE you complete the in person component (3 hours). The course fee is $15 and includes a pocket skills guide. Bring a bike, helmet, water, snacks, and comfortable riding clothes to this class. Flat pedals are recommended.

Select a date below to reserve your tickets!

New Coach Supporters and NICA staff:

KC Area with Angela and Renee:

COMO women-led with Amanda and Angela: CANCELLED

St. Louis Area with Eric, Amanda and Kerri:

St. Charles County with Amanda and Annie:

Check out Race Venue #1 St. Joe State Park with Eric and Annie.

Binder Park (Race venue #4) with Cody

Two Rivers Bike Park with John and Amanda:

Cosmo Park with Angela

Race #1 at St. Joe State Park with Cody


This course covers more difficult on-the-bike skills and emphasizes effective teaching methods. The course duration is 5 hours and coaches will receive 5 CEU’s and a field guide. The course cost is $45.

Select a date below to reserve your ticket:

Two Rivers Mountain Bike Park with Annie

St. Charles with Kerri and Cody – CANCELLED

Wildwood with Kerri and Cody – CANCELLED

OTB – Adventure Games

St. Charles, MO with Annie and Amanda

Two Rivers with Annie and Amanda

CPR/AED/First Aid

Coach License Level 2 Requirement.

Contact Elena for more information (

Start here to find a course: Red Cross or American Heart Association

The course must have an in person component to count!

NICA 8 Hour First Aid

Coach License Level 3 Requirement (or Wilderness First Aid).

Complete the online portion through the Expedition School. Email for a discount code.

Contact Elena ( or Brit ( to schedule your in-person skills check-off.