MAY 15 - 18, 2024 * COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO

U.S. Figure Skating is excited to announce the first national training and education program that brings together coaches, competitive athletes, officials' training and parents information for a multi-day event focusing on skill development, performance development, character development and pursing excellence in the sport!
 
This program will be held at the DoubleTree Hilton - Colorado Springs and the Broadmoor Ice Hall.

NATIONAL COACHES COLLEGE

Coaches from all disciplines are welcome to attend a three-day National Coaches College featuring classroom sessions, collaborative sessions, on-ice sessions for coaches only, and observation of athlete sessions with some of the top faculty in the world. 
 
Access to Excellence will also include the National Technical Panel Training & Appointment School, held in parallel and in conjunction with the National Coaches College, providing an opportunity for coaches and officials to learn and network together. In addition, it will be held in conjunction with the National Athlete Acceleration Training Camp, providing an opportunity for coaches to observe, or even bring their students. Coaches may also stay to observe the final day of the Athlete Acceleration Training Camp on Saturday, May 18th at no additional cost. 
 
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SCHEDULE OVERVIEW

Basic outline of the National Coaches College Schedule: 

The Figure 8s: CORE FOCUS AREAS FOR THE NATIONAL COACHES COLLEGE

1. EDGE-u-cation
2. Jump Zone & Spin Space
3. IJS Application for All Disciplines
4. Component Campus
5. Equipment Boot Camp
6. Character Development
7. On Solid Ground (Sports Science & Mental Training)
8. Strategy & Professional Development

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

The National Coaches College of Access to Excellence will be capped at a maximum of 300 participants (first-come, first served). The registration deadline is April 15, 2024, or when the coach capacity has been reached.
 
Registration fee: $475 per coach
 
Includes: 
*Three full-days of educational sessions
*Welcome reception with officials and faculty
*Classroom sessions with officials and class room sessions unique to coaches
*Coach collaboration sessions
*On-ice sessions for coaches only
*Guided observation of athlete sessions 
*Optional: Open observation of athlete sessions on Saturday, May 18th.
 
 
Optional, for purchase: 
*PSA EDI Awards Dinner on Thursday night (a link provided in the registration confirmation; or click the image below.)
*Lunches at the rink (a form will be provided later)
*U.S. Figure Skating Coach & Access to Excellence branded merchandise (information provided later)
 
Note:  PSA is offering 24 education credits to PSA members holding a rating.  This is a great way for coaches to get enough credits to keep a rating active before coaching and accreditations transfer to U.S. Figure Skating. PSA Ratings must be active to transfer to the new USFS accreditation system.
 

HOTEL INFORMATION

Official Hotel: DoubleTree By Hilton – Colorado Springs

1775 East Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

The Doubletree Hotel Colorado Springs, just off I-25, is where all off-ice classes will be located.   The hotel is also conveniently located just three blocks away from the Broadmoor Ice Hall, and within walking distance of several restaurants, shops and a 20-screen theater.

Group reservation rate and booking code will be coming soon and provided to all that register for the event as soon as possible.

Booking Link and Group Rate:  Coming soon!

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