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NICA Coaches - TrueSport Coaching Education Program

Special rate for NICA
Registered Coaches

TrueSport's Coaching Education Program is a Professional Development course for all NICA coaching members. Through its partnership with NICA, TrueSport is offering the full 3-course program at a discounted price of just $25.00 to all NICA registered coaches. 

Learn more about the coaching program below or register now to start your journey to being a TrueSport Certified Coach. (NICA member rate automatically calculated here.)



The TrueSport Coaching Education Program is an online learning platform empowering coaches - the most significant influencers in young athletes’ lives - with the knowledge and resources to cultivate, champion, and uphold the rich promise and highest potential of sport. Tailored to adult learners, the program utilizes engaging and interactive instructional tools. It promotes the principles of true sport and the renewal of the true spirit of athletic competition through instruction on:

  • developing a coaching philosophy and ethics;
  • effective communication and problem-solving techniques with athletes and parents;
  • drug-free sport (performance-enhancing substance prevention);
  • responsibility for sound nutrition and healthy training habits; and
  • supplement and energy drink awareness.

Upon completion of the TrueSport Coaching Education Program, a coach will receive the following benefits:

  • Unlimited access to a wealth of TrueSport resources;
  • TrueSport Coach Certificate for completing the 3-course program;
  • A listing in our searchable, nationwide directory for coaches who complete the 3-course program; and
  • Distinction among discerning parents, athletes, and communities that actively seek sports organizations dedicated to true sport.


Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation
of Coaching E
ducation (NCACE).

Learn More about NCACE and the Accreditation Program


NICA Professional Development Coaching Resource

Become a Certified
TrueSport Coach*


Three-course program just $25.00 for NICA
Coaching Members.
(Voucher Code = NICA2013)

*To become a Certified TrueSport Coach, all
three courses must be completed.



Learn more about the
Program Courses

Each course takes approximately 30 minutes to complete, but can vary according to individual learning styles. Courses may be paused, with progress recorded, for completion at a later time without repeating content.

Course 1: Developing Your Coaching Philosophy & Ethics
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Course 2: Understanding Supplements & Energy Drinks
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Course 3: Navigating Performance-Enhancing Substances
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