Coach Training

Arkansas NICA Student Mountain Biking

2019 Leader’s Summit

March 1-3, 2019 Hotel Hot Springs, Hot Springs AR.

Overview: The Arkansas Leaders’ Summit provides the opportunity to learn about the Arkansas League structure and processes, how to start a mountain bike team and run student mountain biking practices, how to work with their schools, issues related to liability, and the unique intricacies of working with high school and middle school cyclists. The primary goal for the Leaders’ Summit is to teach and license adults as competent NICA coaches while sharing a combined passion for the sport and the NICA vision.  The. summit is an ideal opportunity for coaches and team organizers to collaborate with the league and other coaches, share thoughts and opinions; it is the perfect environment to get charged up for the 2019 season!

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Specific Instructions: For more information on NICA coach licensing requirements, visit . We suggest completing the NICA required concussion training and NICA Risk Management 101 video and test (and take a picture of your test screen) before you arrive at Leader’s Summit. license-program.

The Summit will take place at Hotel Hot Springs located at 305 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR. Please call HHS at 877-623-6697 for reservations.  We have a group block of double rooms. Please mention NICA Leader Summit to receive the agreed upon room rate of $129 single/139 double occupancy.    .

What’s Included? Your hotel stay at Hotel Hot Springs (not included in cost of LS) will include a breakfast buffet each morning as part of your rate.  The Leader Summit registration fee includes, lunch Saturday and lunch Sunday. (NOTE: Dinner each evening will be on our own). The Summit registration will also include all the skills and classroom training, a NICA skills booklet, and an opportunity to meet and ride with great individuals who are all interested in working with students. The registration does not cover the cost of the stay at Hotel Hot Springs.

What to bring? Please bring your bike, helmet and riding gear for weather for the weekend. Flat pedal recommended for skills.

Tentative agenda can be found HERE.  Updates may be made and a finalized agenda and information will be sent by email about a week before the event.

Register Today for Leader’s Summit