Steps to become a USMCA Certified Coach:

  1. Register on Canvas LMS. – Buttons to register/enroll in below.
  2. Apply for *Background Check (Approx 5 mins to submit, allowing 4-6 business days for processing and costs $18.50).
  3. Complete *CPR/First Aid Certification. Note: CPR/First Aid cert must be up to American Red Cross or American Heart Association guidelines & standards. The coach can upload current, valid CPR/First Aid certification or obtain AHA certification online at for $20.95 (on sale currently for $14.95, offer expires 1/6/2019).
  4. Complete *SSI ConcussionWise, HeatWise & CardiacWise Course and upload the three certificates into Canvas LMS (Approx. 2 & 1/2 hours to complete online and costs $15.99).
  5. Complete USMCA “Core Content” (Approx 4-5 hours to complete. Lesson 1-4 Assignments & Quizzes)
  6. Pay USMCA $99 Certification Fee. Valid for 12 months from the date of certification.
  7. Must attend a workshop and complete an in-field evaluation.
  8. Receive Letter of Certification, USMCA Certified Coach Diploma and offer to obtain K&K Liability Insurance through USMCA’s policy.

Prerequisites noted with an *asterisk. 

  • The total cost of Certification (including *prerequisites): Approx. $155
  • The total time commitment for USMCA Certification: Can be completed over one week.

Enroll to become a USMCA Certified Coach: