2014 USA Cycling Coaching Summit

Welcome to the 2014 USA Cycling Coaching Summit, to be held Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at the  USA Cycling National Conference Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. This year's summit promises to bring a wealth of knowledge and education to all attendees. USA Cycling has brought together some of the leading experts in the areas of sport physiology and exercise science, team and individual coaching, nutrition, athletes with disabilities and bike fit, all with the goal of providing you with the best educational experience possible. The summit is designed to enhance an individuals coaching ability and understanding when working with athletes of all abilities.

Registration for the 2014 USA Cycling Coaching Summit is now available HEREThe deadline for registrations is October 17 at 11 p.m. (MDT) or until the Summit fills. No exceptions. You MUST have a USA Cycling account to register for the event!

New for 2014: Seven distinct tracks aimed at enhancing coaching knowledge in Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, Training, Sports Psychology, Women’s Specific, Junior’s and Business.  The Business track will consist of three presentations: 1) Establishing Your Business; 2) Growing Your Business; and 3) Marketing Your Business. Seating is limited for these presentations and reservations are necessary to attend. To reserve your spot you must register for the Summit and then contact Kevin Dessart directly via email at kdessart@usacycling.org.

Summit Itinerary (subject to change)
Friday, Oct 31          
  USA Cycling National Confernece Center
9:00-10:00 Check-In (Conference Lobby)
10:00-10:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks Kevin Dessart, USA Cycling Coaching Education Director
10:15-11:15  State of USA Cycling Steve Johnson, USA Cycling CEO
11:30-12:00 USA Cycling Women's Program Jack Seehafer, USA Cycling Women's Program Manager
12:00-12:30 USA Cycling Jr. Development Program Billy Innes, USA Cycling Jr. Development Manager
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:00 USA Cycling  MTB and Cyclo-Cross Program Mark Gullikson, USA Cycling MTB and Cyclo-cross Program Director
2:00-2:30 USA Cycling Track Program TBD
2:30-3:00 USA Cycling U23 Program Mike Sayers, USA Cycling U23 Program Director
3:00-3:30 USA Cycling BMX Program Jamie Staff, USA Cycling Director of BMX
3:30-4:00 Coffee Break
4:00-5:00 Coach Q & A
5:30-8:00 Cocktail Reception (Conference Lobby and Patio)
Saturday, Nov. 1          
  Sports Nutrition Training Coaching Business
  Conf Room 1 Conf Room 2 Board Room (reservations only)
Time  Title Presenter Title  Presenter Title Presenter
8:30-9:30 TBD Stacy Sims, PhD TBD Joe Friel, Founder TrainingPeaks Establishing Your Business TBD
9:45-10:45 Heat Stress Brent Ruby, PhD TBD Neal Henderson, Owner Apex Coaching Growing Your Business Tyrone Holmes, EdD, CPT
11:00-12:00 TBD TBD Strength Training for Cyclists James Herrera, USA Cycling BMX Coach Marketing Your Business Tara Butler
12:00-1:30 Lunch
  Exercise Physiology Sports Psychology Coaching Business
  Conf Room 1 Conf Room 2 Board Room (reservations only)
1:30-2:30 Muscle Glycogen Recovery Brent Ruby, PhD TBD Peter Haberl, USOC Establishing Your Business TBD
2:45-3:45 Altitude Study Chrissy Steigerwald, MS TBD Kristen Dieffenbach, PhD Growing Your Business Tyrone Holmes, EdD, CPT
4:00-5:00 TBD Dave Jarrett, USSA Head Coach, Nordic Combined TBD TBD Marketing Your Business Tara Butler
6:00-8:00 TBD
Sunday, Nov. 2          
  Women's Programming Jr. Programing    
  Conf Room 1 Conf Room 2    
Time  Title Presenter Title  Presenter    
8:30-9:30 Building Champions Kristin Armstrong TBD Kristen Dieffenbach, PhD    
9:45-10:45 Women Are Not Small Men Stacy Sims, PhD TBD TBD    
11:00-12:00 TBD TBD TBD TBD    

The USA Cycling National Conference Center is located at 210 USA Cycling Point, Colorado Springs, CO 80919.

USA Cycling coaches who attend the Summit will earn 40 CEUs.

The Friday night cocktail reception and lunch on Saturday are included with your registration.  Attendees are responsible for all other meals.

There are several lodging options for attendees:

Hyatt House, Colorado Springs
Reservations received by 6/30/14
King Studio Suite $79.00 One Bedroom Suite $84.00
Reservations received by 7/31/14
King Studio Suite $89.00 One Bedroom Suite $94.00
Reservations received by 10/9/14
King Studio Suite $94.00 One Bedroom Suite $99.00

Rates Include:
  • Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet with made to order omelet station
  • Complimentary Evening Social Mon-Thurs 5:30pm-7pm including wine, beer soft drinks, soup, salad and light dinner faire
  • Walking distance from USA Cycling Summit
  • Full Kitchen in every Suite and complimentary Internet Access
  • Laundry Facility & Dry Cleaning Service
  • On-site Fitness Center
  • Convenient Access to I-25 & centrally located
Please be sure to book your room by October 9, 2014  To make your reservations:
Click on the Following Link: Reservation booking for USA Cycling Coaching Summit 2012 - HYATT house, Colorado Springs
Call 719-268-9990 and mention the USA Cycling Summit, Group Code: SM14 to receive your special group discounted rate

Additional Lodging Options

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites: Co Springs-Air Force Academy

7110 Commerce Center Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO , United States

2 MI from USA Cycling

Hotel Reservations : 1-888-HOLIDAY (1-888-465-4329)
Hotel Front Desk : 1-719-592-9800

Staybridge Suites : Co Springs-Air Force Academy

7130 Commerce Center Drive
Colorado Springs, CO United States

2 MI from USA Cycling

Hotel Reservations : 1-877-238-8889
Hotel Front Desk : 1-719-590-7829

Payment and Registration Procedures
Registration for the 2014 USA Cycling Coaching Summit can be done HERE. All registrants MUST have a USA Cycling Account. If you do not have an account with USA Cycling, you will not be able to register. To set up an account, visit the USA Cycling HOME PAGE, and click on the "Sign In" button and you will be prompted to set up your account.

  On or before
August 31, 2014
September 1, 2014
or later
USAC Certified Coach $499 $549
USAC License Holder $525 $575
All Others $550 $600

Refund Policy
Prior to September 1, 50% refund
Between September 1-15, 25% refund
After September 15, no refund

Registration closes October 17, 2014 at 11 p.m. MDT.

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To submit a request to present at this year's summit, please Click Here to fill out the form and submit it to coaches@usacycling.org no later than June 27, 2014.   

Couldn't make the 2012 Summit or want to see the sessions you missed? Order the 2012 Summit DVD HERE from Endurance Films. You'll receive 20 CEUs for your dvd order and viewing and then you can earn an additional 10 CEUs by taking the Summit test. To access the test, log in to your USA Cycling Account and click on the green "Coaches" button. Here you will find access to the test.         

If you have questions, please contact Kevin Dessart at coaches@usacycling.org.

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