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Accredited & Recognized Programs

Accredited Programs

ACEing Autism

Los Angeles, CA 90025
Richard Spurling
[email protected]
Level 1: Program Director Training Program

(approved 5/20, expires 5/27)

American Youth Soccer Organization

Torrance, CA 90502
Scott Snyder
Level 1


(approved 3/17, expires 3/24)

Bridgewater College

Department of Health & Human Sciences
Bridgewater, VA 22812
Tammy Sheehy
Level 3: Undergraduate Coaching Minor Program


(approved 11/16, expires 11/23)

Clarion University

HPE Department
Clarion, PA 16214
Carol Brennan-Caplan
Level 3: Undergraduate Athletic Coaching Minor Program


(approved 5/17, expires 5/24)

Emporia State University

Emporia, Kansas 66801
Mark Stanbrough
Level 3: Coaching Minor Program
(approved 5/20, expires 5/27)
Georgia Southern University

Georgia Southern University

Department of Health and Kinesiology
Statesboro, GA 30460
Drew Zwald
Level 3: Undergraduate Minor in Coaching Behavior Program
Bridget Melton
Level 5: Master of Science Kinesiology – Coaching Concentration
(approved 12/18, expires 12/25)

Human Kinetics Coach Education Program

Coaching Principles (On-line & Face-to-Face) and Sport First-Aid Course
Champaign, Illinois 61820
Ted Miller, VP and Director of Coach Education
[email protected]
Level 3
(approved 2/15, expires 2/22)

Institute for Rowing Leadership

Community Rowing, Inc.
Brighton, MA 02135
Wayne Berger
Level 5
(approved 5/17, expires 5/24)

James Madison University

Department of Kinesiology
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Lori Gano-Overway
Level 3: Undergraduate Coaching Minor Program
(approved 11/16, expires 12/23)

Kutztown University

Health, Physical Education & Dance Department
Kutztown, PA 19530
Bernadette Bamberger
[email protected]
Level 3: Undergraduate Coaching Education Program

(approved 05/19, expires 07/26)

Professional Tennis Registry

Hilton Head, SC 29938
Anne Pankhurst
Level 1: Tennis Instructor Certification Program
(approved 05/20, expires 05/27)
Level 4: Master of Tennis Program
(approved 12/19, expires 12/27)

Smith College

Dept. of Exercise & Sport Studies
Northampton, MA 01063
Lynn Oberbillig
Level 5
(approved 5/14, expires 5/21)

Southern Arkansas University

Health, Kinesiology, and Recreation Department
Magnolia, AR 71753
Steve Dingman
Level 3: Master of Science Kinesiology – Coaching Program


(approved 10/17, expires 10/24)

Special Olympics North America

Wilmington, NC 28411
Gary Cimaglia
Level 3
(approved 12/18, expires 12/25)

University of Central Florida

School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy
Orlando, FL 32816
Jeff Duke
Level 3: Undergraduate Sport and Athletic Coaching Track
(approved 12/19, expires 12/27)

University of Northern Colorado

School of Sport and Exercise Science
Greeley, Colorado 80639
Scott Douglas
Level 5: Sports Coaching Master’s Degree
(approved 1/18, expires 1/25)

University of Southern Mississipi

School of Kinesiology and Nutrition
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406
Melissa Thompson
Level 3: BS in Sport Coaching Education
Level 5: MS in Sport Coaching Education
(approved 05/18, expires 7/25)

USA Football

Indianapolis, IN 46204
Michael Krueger
Level 1: Tackle & Flag Coach Certification Courses
(approved 01/12, expires 01/19, extended to 12/21)

USA Track & Field

Indianapolis, IN 46204
Matt Rohlf
Level 1: USATF Level 1 Coaching Education Program
(approved 05/20, expires 05/27)
Level 3: USATF Level 3 Coaching Education Program
(approved 02/17, expires 02/23)

United States Sports Academy

Daphne, Alabama 36526
Roch King
Level 3: BSS in Sports Coaching
(approved 3/20, expires 3/27)

Western Michican University

Master of Arts in Coaching Sport Performance
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
Zeljka Vidic
Level 5
(approved 1/15, expires 6/22)

The Following are Approved Providers for Domain-Specific Accreditation

Cheer Conditioning Academy

Richmond Surrey TW92PR
Jessica Zoo
Approved provider for Domain 3: Physical Conditioning and Domain 5: Teaching and Communication (Level 3).
(approved 12/19, expires 12/27)

Classical Academy of Arms

Glen Allen, VA 23060
Walter Green, PhD
Approved provider for Domain 6: Sport Skills & Tactics (Level 5).
(approved 12/19, expires 12/27)

Play Like A Champion Today, University of Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Kristin Sheehan
Approved provider for Domain 1: Philosophy and Ethics, and Domain 4: Growth & Development (Level 1) for Sport as Ministry Program. Approved provider for Domain 1: Philosophy & Ethics (Level 3) for Play Like a Champion Today High School Program.
(approved 11/17, expires 11/24)

U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association

New Orleans, LA 70163
Irving Schexnayder
Approved provider for Domain 3: Physical Conditioning (Level 5)
(approved 11/15, expires 11/22)

Recognition for Alignment with the National Standards for Sport Coaches

TrueSport (USADA)

Colorado Springs, CO 80919
Betsy Douglass
Approved provider for CORE RESPONISIBILITY: Engage in and Support Ethical Practices

(approved 5/21, expires 5/28)

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2022 Summit – Call for Programs Extended

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