The Academy's Continuing Education programs and courses have been approved by the following organizations/associations that are in partnership and alliance with the Academy.
Dartfish is a leader in developing breakthrough training applications for sports, education, healthcare and more. It is known for its work in digital image enhancements and the design of cutting-edge sport training applications. The Academy is a CEU provider for Dartfish seminars and clinics.
Founded in 1965, the National Association for Collegiate Directors of Athletics serves as the professional association for those in the field of athletics administration. NACDA provides educational opportunities and serves as a vehicle for networking and the exchange of information to others in the profession. As a partner of NACDA, the Academy has developed an online certification program that is designed to establish standards in the area of intercollegiate athletics administration and is directed to individuals desiring a career and or career advancement in college athletic administration.
Since 1920, The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has led the development of education-based interscholastic sports and activities. It provides a variety of program initiatives that reach 18,500 high schools and over 11 million students involved in athletic and activity programs. The NFHS offers the option of credit in the form of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to coaches who have completed NFHS courses.
The National Senior Games Association (NSGA) is a nonprofit member of the United States Olympic Committee dedicated to motivating senior adults to lead a healthy lifestyle through the senior games movement. The NSGA is an umbrella for state member organizations across the United States that host State Senior Games or Senior Olympics. As a CEU provider for the NSGA, the Academy delivers sport education seminars to its membership.
Founded in 1978, the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is an international nonprofit educational association serving nearly 30,000 members in 52 countries. As the worldwide authority on strength and conditioning, the NSCA disseminates research through practical application in support of its mission to improve athletic performance and fitness. As a CEU provider for the NSCA, the Academy offers CEUs for selected courses. *For successfully meeting established criteria, the National Strength & Conditioning Association has officially recognized the United States Sports Academy’s Educational Program in Strength and Conditioning.
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America is the largest coaches’ organization in the United States. Founded in 1941, it has grown to include more than 30,000 members. The NSCAA provides coaching education through a nationwide program of clinics and week-long courses, teaching more than 4,000 soccer coaches each year. The NSCAA has developed a partnership with the United States Sports Academy to offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for candidates who have successfully completed selected NSCAA courses.
Established in 1928, the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) is a professional organization dedicated to serve and provide leadership for the advancement of all levels of the sport of wrestling with primary emphasis on scholastic and collegiate wrestling programs. As a CEU provider partner, the Academy offers CEUs to NWCA members who have completed certain NWCA coaching development courses.
United States Track & Field is the national governing body for track and field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States. USATF conducts instructional programs such as Coaching Education courses, designed to elevate and standardize the level of coaching across the country. More than 14,000 coaches have been educated under USATF programs. The Academy has partnered with USATF to provide graduate continuing education units (CEUs) for USATF’s Coaching Education Program Levels 1 & 2.
On the cutting edge of the women’s sports market for years, Women’s Sport Services has done a variety of work in the sports industry including marketing and consulting major corporations and producing nationwide events and career-related services. Areas of specialization include career development and training, job placement, athlete appearances, and special projects. The Academy offers individual courses and CEUs for the WSS constituency.
The American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACCA) is a non-profit educational association for the over 70,000 cheerleading coaches across the United States. Founded in 1988, members of the association include: youth, junior high school, high school, all star, and college or university coaches/advisors, as well as leading national cheerleading instructional companies dedicated to the safe and responsible practice of student cheerleading. As a partner, the Academy services the AACCA by providing CEUs for selected AACCA courses and clinics.
The National Cheer Safety Foundation is dedicated to raising cheer safety awareness through educational programs and the tracking of injuries for research purposes. The Foundation is also concerned with improving the standard of care in cheer safety to reduce catastrophic injury, disability, and death from cheerleading. The Academy has bundled courses to create a coaching education program for the NCSF. This program is designed to prepare coaches and administrators for the challenges of managing the risks of modern cheer.
The American Red Cross of Greater Indianapolis conducts educational programs in emergency prevention, preparation, and response. Preparation and response takes place with CPR training, first aid and other instructional programs. The Academy provides CEUs for the First Aid for Coaches course written jointly by the Red Cross and the United States Olympic Committee. This course is required of all high school coaches whose state associations are members of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS).
Mega Sports International (MSI) provides access to high quality education and sports instruction to coaches at all levels in order to help them become better, more effective coaches for our youth. MSI was founded in 1990 by Olympic bronze medalist (long jump) Larry Myricks. “We realize that coaches - whether it’s a dad coaching his daughter and her friends or a coach who has led her high school or collegiate team to a championship victory - want to do their best and we want to help them.” The MSI staff consists of presenters/instructors who are also Olympic Athletes as well as successful Olympic/World Championship, collegiate and high school coaches. The Academy provides CEUs for MSI clinics and seminars.
Coach Consult is a professional organization that focuses on promoting a culture of coaching in which communication, motivation, and the cultivation of positive relationships help athletes achieve success. Coach Consult is also committed to providing participants a safe environment in competitive sport and recreational settings. The Academy offers CEUs for Coach Consult clinics and seminars.
Professional Tennis Registry is the largest international organization of tennis teachers and coaches with more than 14,000 members in 110 countries. PTR is dedicated to educating, certifying and servicing tennis teachers and coaches around the world in order to grow the game. It is the first organization to offer three separate pathways to tennis teaching certification for coaches who wish to specialize in Junior Development, Adult Development or Performance, and the first to seek external accreditation. It has the greatest percentage of multicultural and female members of any such organization.