Welcome to the National Committee

for Accreditation of Coaching Education

The National Committee for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE) is the premier authority on coaching education in the United States. Operating as a program of the United States Center for Coaching Excellence, NCACE offers accreditation and national recognition to sport organizations and institutions responsible for the preparation of coaches at any and all levels of sport. Our rigorous review process ensures alignment with SHAPE America’s National Standards for Sport Coaches, and that coaches are trained to effectively meet the unique developmental needs of every athlete. Through forward-thinking leadership and our team of expert reviewers, NCACE is uniquely positioned to provide the highest quality, empirically-based guidance for the creation, implementation and evaluation of coaching education programs.

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Why Accredit

Accredited Programs

Recent News

April 6, 2020

The USCCE is pleased to announce that the Bachelor of Science in Sports Coaching at the United States Sports Academy accredited its program (Level 3 Comprehensive Accreditation).

The USCCE and members of the NCACE Review Panel congratulate the United States Sports Academy for its continued commitment to quality coaching education.

See more in this press release.

National Standards

Coaches, coaching educators, administrators, athletes and the public use the national standards for sport coaches for direction regarding the skills and knowledge that coaches should possess. Download the National Standards for Sport Coaches brochure.

December 18, 2019

The USCCE is pleased to announce that several programs have received accreditation.

The University of Central Florida's Sport and Athletic Coaching Track received Level 3 comprehensive NCACE re-accreditation.

The Professional Tennis Registry's Level 5 Performance Coach Education Program received Level 5 comprehensive NCACE re-accreditation.

The Classical Academy of Arm's Fencing Instructor Program received Level 5 Domain Specific (6) NCACE accreditation.

The Cheer Conditioning Academy's Gold Certification for Cheerleading Coaches received Level 3 Domain Specific (3 & 5) NCACE Accreditation.

The USCCE and members of the NCACE Review Panel congratulate all of these programs for their commitment to quality coaching education.

United States Center for Coaching Excellence

NCACE is a program within the US Center for Coaching Excellence (USCCE). Learn more about USCCE at http://www.uscoachexcellence.org/

UPCOMING EVENTS

June 1-3
Virtual Summit

11:00 AM

MON

June 15
Virtual Accreditation Training (Re-accreditation)

1:00 PM

MON

June 22
Virtual Accreditation Training (New Accreditation)

1:00 PM

FRI

JAN 15
Accreditation Folio Submission Date

5:00 PM

UPCOMING EVENTS

MON

June 1-3
Virtual Summit

11:00 AM

MON

June 15
Virtual Accreditation Training (Re-accreditation)

1:00 PM

MON

June 22
Virtual Accreditation Training (New Accreditation)

1:00 PM

FRI

JAN 15
Accreditation Folio Submission Date

5:00 PM