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Founded in 2009, the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) develops interscholastic mountain biking programs for student-athletes across the United States.

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NICA coaches are role models and teachers who are open to learning the best practices of youth mountain bike coaching and actively work to hone their leadership skills on and off the bike.

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Leagues fulfill NICA's mission, improving the lives of teens and positively impacting communities by providing a high-quality, safe and fun interscholastic mountain bike program.

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NICA exists because of the generous support of our founding sponsors, national sponsors and our donors. If the interscholastic cycling movement moves you, please consider donating and help get one more kid on a bike!

Coach Education Program

The purpose of the NICA Coach Education Program is to deliver comprehensive training to NICA coaches that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to provide quality programming to NICA student-athletes. Quality coach education is the cornerstone to developing great youth coaches who can support the mission and vision of NICA.

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NICA is about finding the place where you feel most welcome, loved, and supported!

#YouthDevelopment #NoBench #EveryoneRides #MoreGirlsOnBikes #cycling #GRiT

📸: idahomtb

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Kicking off our 2022 NICA Awards recipient announcements with Josh Foster. This head coach of the Bentonville West High School team in arkansasmtb is the recipient of the srammtb Coach of the Year Award!

"NICA has been a great place for me to grow as a leader, coach, mentor, and peer," says Josh. "I’m surrounded by hundreds of people who want to show off the wonderful world of mountain biking and get more kids on bikes, on a team, and in a great culture that gives them friendships to last a lifetime.
I would not have been able to be in this position without the coaches around me supporting the team and myself along the way."
What an awesome example for student-athletes, volunteers, and staff! Congratulations, Josh!!✌️❤️🚲

#NoBench #EveryoneRides #MoreKidsOnBikes #YouthDevelopment #MoreGirlsOnBikes #coaching #cycling #NICA #CoachOfTheYear

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Raise your hand if you think NICA coaches are amazing! ✋✋✋That’s why we started a new monthly feature: Meet the Coach!

Our first Q&A features Tiffany Kirkbride, an amazing coach supporter, team director, and head coach from ohiomtbleague. Tiffany’s energy and stoke levels are unparalleled. Check out her feature over at The Trailhead, and find out about one of her favorite race weekend moments, which involved ice cream, obviously 🚲 🎉🍦.

If you know an awesome coach who should be featured, let us know!

#MoreKidsOnBikes #EveryoneRides #coaching #cycling #YouthDevelopment #MoreGirlsOnBikes #CoachOfTheMonth #NICAcoach

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This is what it`s all about! ❤️

#MoreGirlsOnBikes #YouthDevelopment #cycling #EveryoneRides #MoreKidsOnBikes #NoBench
📸: montanamtb

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You still have time to apply for this year`s Fall TrekBikes NICA Pathfinders Scholarships!
Applications are open until 11:59 PM PST.
#LinkInBio 🔗
Aun tienes chance de aplicar para la Beca Trek NICA Pathfinders para las ligas de otoño! Las aplicaciones cierran hoy a las 11:59 PM PST.
Pulsa e link en nuestro perfil

#MoreKidsOnBikes #scholarship #MoreGirlsOnBikes #RepresentationMatters

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✨Last call for the Sparkle On Scholarship applications! ✨
Presented by kateplusfate with bikeonscott, scottmtbracing, syncrosbike, srammtb, and rockshox, the scholarship recognizes and supports NICA seniors who have a commitment to education and the cycling community during their time with NICA and will attend college. Applications are open until tomorrow, March 15th, 11:59 PM PST.

#NoBench #cycling #MoreKidsOnBikes #NICA #YouthDevelopment #MoreThanRacing #MoreGirlsOnBikes #EveryoneRides

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