The UESCA Cycling Coach Certification is unrivaled in its scope and detail and represents the most comprehensive cycling certification on the market. In developing the certification, we sought out the best and most knowledgeable contributors to collaborate with.

  • World Champion, Ashton Lambie – check!
  • Former professional and five-time cyclocross world’s member, Meredith Miller – check!
  • Renowned sports psychologist, Dr. Justin Ross – check!
  • Cycling aerodynamics expert, Dr. Nathan Barry – check!
  • Power expert and national and gold-winning Olympic coach, Ben Sharp – check!
  • Endurance sports-focused registered dietician, Bob Seebohar, RD – check!


These are just a few of the talented individuals that we collaborated with to develop the UESCA Cycling Coach Certification. The goal in developing this certification was to take a deep dive into each and every aspect of cycling that is important to a coach. Whether it be power, aerodynamics or race tactics, this certification discusses these and more areas in great detail,  but in a structure that is easy to understand via multiple learning mediums.

The UESCA Cycling Certification consists of 20 comprehensive online modules and the content can also be downloaded in PDF format.

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What You'll Learn

You will learn all aspects that are critical to being a well-rounded cycling coach. Our cycling coach certification program takes a granular approach to any and all areas of cycling that are important for a coach to know and understand. As such, upon successful completion of the certification, you will be fully educated on the ‘how’ and ‘why’ of each area.
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Module 1: You… The Coach
Module 2: Skeletal System
Module 3: Muscular System
Module 4: Energy Systems
Module 5: Performance Assessments and Metrics
Module 6: Cycling Biomechanics / Bike Fit
Module 7: Aerodynamics/Drafting
Module 8: Road Cycling
Module 9: Mountain Biking
Module 10: Cyclocross/Gravel

Module 11: Athlete Intake
Module 12: Injury, Illness, Safety
Module 13: Resistance Training and Stretching/MFR
Module 14: Goal Setting/Race Selection
Module 15: Periodization and Program Design
Module 16: Mental Training
Module 17: Nutrition
Module 18: Race Day
Module 19: Cycling Equipment and Apparel
Module 20: Legal Issues

CLICK HERE  for a detailed Cycling Coach Certification syllabus.

Price: $499.00

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Dream Team

Our core team, as well as our advisors and contributors were selected based on their expertise and also their personal experience with cycling and endurance sports as whole. We consider our team to be unrivaled in regard to the scope and detail of the information they bring to UESCA.

No Tiers

It is our belief that a singular, comprehensive certificate on is the correct method by which to educate a coach. Multiple certification levels often equate to under educated coaches at low to mid level tiers, as well as excessive costs as compared to a singular comprehensive certification.

Service After The Sale

So, you passed the certification exam… now what? Not to worry – we don’t leave you hanging!

Whether it be via our coaches newsletter, live online events, blog or Facebook Coaches group where you can network and interact with other UESCA coaches, we keep you abreast of the most recent training developments.

Oh… and you have lifetime access to the certification content!

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What You'll Get

Questions? We Got Answers!

Absolutely! In fact, about 40% of our purchasers are international. However, it is important to note that rules and regulations noted in our certifications pertain to coaching in the United States via the US governing sport bodies. It is the sole responsibility of the individual purchasing the certification(s) to ensure that the UESCA certification meets any and all legal and regulatory requirements in one’s home country. All UESCA modules are in English.

Approximately 22-25 hours

$499 (psst… if you use this link, you’ll get 50 USD off the purchase price!).

Yes, UESCA offers a 30-day, money back guarantee.

Yes, while our certification is very comprehensive, it is developed and paced in such a way that anyone can register for it and have confidence that they will complete the program. We don’t have any experience or education prerequisites.

The exam has no time limit and you have one year after purchasing to take the exam.

Yes. In an effort to reduce the price of the certification and save a few trees, all of the modules are 100% online.

Yes, a score of 80% is required to pass. One retest is included at no charge.

Yes, we have a sample test (50 questions) that is administered using the same testing software as the actual test.

None. UESCA does not require traditional CEU’s but rather requires coaches to write a science-based paper every two years.

Only if you choose not to write the annual paper. Assuming you want to maintain your certification, you will take a re-certification exam and pay a $99 biannual fee.

Yes, our website and modules are responsive to be mobile-friendly.

Yes – upon successful completion of the exam, your certificate will be sent electronically, because who wants to wait for snail mail?!

Yes, you have the option to purchase in two equal installments – 30 days apart. And… you get immediate access!

No, UESCA does not require UESCA certification candidates or coaches to carry CPR certification. This is primarily due to the number of UESCA coaches that solely coach athletes virtually. If you plan on coaching athletes in-person, it is strongly advised to attain CPR/AED certification prior to working with these in-person athletes.

Yes, to both of these! We offer a 50% discount to both military and first responders. Click here to learn more about this discount program.

Yes, we are partnered with seven (… and counting) amazing companies that offer discounts to our coaches.

Our Promise

We are so confident that you will not find a more comprehensive cycling coach certification on the market, we offer a 30-day, 100% money back guarantee!

In fact, prior to purchasing our certification, we encourage you to compare our program and course syllabus to other cycling educational resources and certifications.

Price: $499.00