How to become a USA Cycling Licensed Coach

Create an account:

Complete SafeSport training (free): training

Complete a background check ($30):

Log in to your USA Cycling account, then select the link here: 

  1. Click on ‘Account’ on the black bar. 
  2. Scroll down and you will find a ‘Background Check’ toolbox below your personal information. 
  3. You will see a “Click Here” link that allows you to update your background check. Use this automatic link to complete your background check. 
  4. Once on the NCSI site, follow the instructions and provide payment. Most background checks are completed in 3-5 business days, however, it can take up to 10 business days before clearing when all information is correctly provided. Any incorrect/incomplete information will delay the determination time. If you have any questions or problems submitting your information please call (866) 833-7100 x109. 
  5. Study the Level 3 Manual 
  6. Once ready to take the test, email with your account number handy,  and we will grant you access to the test. 
  7. Once everything above has been completed, proceed to purchase your license and use code:  BICP2021 at check out. This will remove the license cost. 
  8. Welcome to USA Cycling!