The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s (USADA) TrueSport coaching education program was recently awarded Domain 1, Level 3 accreditation by the National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE). TrueSport joins an elite group of NCACE accredited sport coaching education programs in the United States.
“We congratulate TrueSport for recognizing the value of an accredited coaching education program. TrueSport’s commitment to having an accredited, quality coaching education program proves it is a leader in coaching education,” says NCACE executive director, Chandelle Schulte.
“This external accreditation is important in demonstrating USADA’s and TrueSport’s commitment to the importance of prepared and qualified coaches in the U.S. With research showing that coaches are one of the most significant influences in the lives of young athletes, quality and effective training and education programs are essential in equipping coaches to maximize their impact on and off the playing field,” says Anais Spitzer, Ph.D., TrueSport Managing Strategist. “We are gratified to have met the stringent requirements and to have been honored with this important accreditation to validate and advance our efforts in coaching education.”
The National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE) is an organization established by the coaching education community across the U.S. Representatives include members from the single-sport, multi-sport, science/medical/educational fields, and colleges/universities concerned about the availability and quality of coaching education at all levels of sport. NCACE is a not-for-profit organization comprised of organizations and individuals involved in or supporting coaching and coaching education. NCACE supports, facilitates development of, and accredits coaching education programs and established program standards to conduct the program review for organizations seeking to provide effective coaching education programs at all levels. For more information, visit www.qualitycoachingeducation.org or contact NCACE at (703) 476-9537.