US Ski and Snowboard Association

Welcome USSA coaches!

The United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) has adopted ASEP coaching education courses as part of its requirements for becoming a USSA Certified Coach.

USSA coaches can purchase and take Coaching Principles online course and Sport First Aid online course directly from the ASEP website. Just click on the corresponding online course icon in the table below. Or, if you prefer to take the classroom versions of Coaching Principles and Sport First Aid, search ASEP's Classroom Course Finder.

Level 200 coaches must successfully complete the ASEP Coaching Principles course and the rest of the Level 200 requirements, as well as the first aid and CPR requirements, to become a certified coach.

The United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) is the national governing body for Olympic skiing and snowboarding. Founded in 1904, the century-old organization provides leadership and direction for tens of thousands of young skiers and snowboarders who share an Olympic dream. As a company, USSA's management and staff coordinate a nationwide program in seven distinctly different Olympic sports: alpine, cross country,  freestyle, ski jumping, nordic combined, snowboarding, and freeskiing. The vision of USSA is to make the United States of America the Best in the World in Olympic skiing and snowboarding by winning more medals than any other participating country. For more information about USSA, visit www.ussa.org.

Contact Information
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association
1 Victory Lane - PO Box 100
Park City, UT 84060
Phone: 435-647-2050
Web: www.ussa.org


ASEP courses that meet USSA Level 200 coaching education requirements:

Coaching Principles

This online self-paced course includes the printed text Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition. Geared toward high school and club-level coaches (those who coach athletes age 14 and older), the 20-unit online course challenges coaches to define their coaching philosophy, objectives, and style; enhance communication and motivational skills; become more effective teachers; and improve team, relationship, risk, and self-management skills. Coaching Principles covers the fundamentals of being a successful coach—on and off the field.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course With Print Materials With your course registration, you'll receive a hard copy of the text Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition, a valuable reference guide for seasons to come.
Instructor-Led Classroom Course With Print Materials

Coaching Principles with E-book

This online self-paced course includes the e-book Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition. Geared toward high school and club-level coaches (those who coach athletes aged 14 and older), the 20-unit online course challenges coaches to define their coaching philosophy, objectives, and style; enhance communication and motivational skills; become more effective teachers; and improve team, relationship, risk, and self-management skills. Coaching Principles covers the fundamentals of being a successful coach—on and off the field.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course With this version of Coaching Principles, you'll receive the Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition, textbook as an e-book that's accessible through the online course.
Instructor-Led Classroom Course With Print Materials

Sport First Aid 5th Edition

Provides high school and club coaches with action steps for the care and prevention of more than 110 sport-related injuries and illnesses. With Sport First Aid, you will be prepared to make critical decisions and respond appropriately when faced with medical emergencies.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course With Print Materials With your course registration, you'll receive a hard copy of the text Sport First Aid, Fifth Edition, a valuable reference guide for seasons to come.
Instructor-Led Classroom Course With Print Materials

Sport First Aid 5th Edition with E-book

Provides high school and club coaches with action steps for the care and prevention of more than 110 sport-related injuries and illnesses. With Sport First Aid, you will be prepared to make critical decisions and respond appropriately when faced with medical emergencies.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course This version of the online course includes the Sport First Aid textbook in e-book format. The e-book is accessible from within the online course.
Instructor-Led Classroom Course With Print Materials