September 2021 Coach Newsletter

By Haley | August 31, 2021 | Comments Off on September 2021 Coach Newsletter

The 2021 race season has begun. We are thankful that Mother Nature turned the temperatures down over the weekend for our Sager Creek time trial event. Although we had a short pause in racing due to a nearby storm, the weather was great. We are even more grateful for the efforts of our coaches in […]

Coach Calls for Rest of the Season

By Arkansas NICA | August 16, 2021 | Comments Off on Coach Calls for Rest of the Season

Hello Coaches! Our coaches calls and our newsletters are the two ways we communicate you to make sure you have all the information that you need. This is especially important as we near the race season. We will have 3 required calls to go over race information – August 18 (this Wednesday!), September 15, and […]

August 2021 Coach Newsletter

By Arkansas NICA | August 2, 2021 | Comments Off on August 2021 Coach Newsletter

August Coach Newsletter   Upcoming Coaches Calls August 4 – Monthly Coaches Call Race Season Prep. Covid. Volunteering August 18 – Mandatory call for Time Trial Details and Race 1 September 1 – Monthly Coach Call September 15 – Mandatory Call for Race 2 October 6 – Monthly Coach Call, Race 3 Info October 20 […]

July 2021 Coach Newsletter

By Arkansas NICA | July 5, 2021 | Comments Off on July 2021 Coach Newsletter

July Coach Newsletter Happy July 4th everyone. We hope you are enjoying some downtime or the opportunity to gather with friends and family during the holiday weekend. As our ’21 preseason comes to an end, we are so thankful for the effort you have put into your teams. Preseason team activities were robust, and we […]

June 2021 Coach Bulletin

By Arkansas NICA | June 21, 2021 | Comments Off on June 2021 Coach Bulletin

July is quickly approaching, and we hope that you are as excited as we are to see the next Arkansas NICA season begin. Our spring coach training events were a huge success, and we see many teams organizing meetings, outreach or Try-It-Out rides, and other pre-season events. Our student-athletes have increasing anticipation that this will […]

May 2021 AR-NICA Coaches Newsletter

By Haley | May 6, 2021 | Comments Off on May 2021 AR-NICA Coaches Newsletter

Hello, AR-NICA coaches. I hope that your team preparations for the upcoming season are going well. Coaches are meeting among themselves to organize some of the team administrative tasks that make up the NICA preseason. I’m reminded of a common statement made to our student-athletes; “If you are not actively working to get ahead, you […]

April 2021 Coach News

By Haley | April 7, 2021 | Comments Off on April 2021 Coach News

Hello Coaches! Things are heating up as the AR-NICA league officially enters the 2021 preseason. Coaches are coming out of hibernation. Families are beginning to ask when things will begin. Outreach events have been happening in new communities. The Girls Riding Together (GRiT) program is also underway with female ambassadors and coaches. Our loaner-bike fleet […]

Resources & Support for Effective Coaching

By Arkansas NICA | March 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Resources & Support for Effective Coaching

Hello Coaches! We’re excited to send out a newsletter on March 1st because today is the day that PitZone opens for coaches. Yes, if you are a coach, the 2021 season officially begins today. You can now register on PitZone for the next season and begin completing the training modules. There are some Coach Licensing […]

December 2020 Coaches Newsletter

By Arkansas NICA | February 4, 2021 | Comments Off on December 2020 Coaches Newsletter

    In the newsletter sent a few minutes ago, I was premature in mentioning our ‘21 race venue locations. Although the race dates are expected to remain the same, we are continuing to work with venue partners to confirm those locations. For now, the race locations are TENTATIVE and pending approvals. I ask you […]