NICA New York 2020 Leaders’ Summit will be held in September (Dates TBD)

Please see below for details on our most recent Leaders’ Summit held at Windham Mountain Bike Park in September 2019:

Registration information below. Join us for our 2019 Leaders’ Summit. All Leaders’ Summit attendees will receive a $125 discount on team registration for 2020.

Comprehensive Leadership Summit For
Middle School & High School Coaches.
101 Sign Up Information

Howdy Folks,
NICA New York will be hosting its 10th annual Leaders’ Summit for new and existing coaches this fall at the Windham Mountain Bike Park, in Windham, NY. Please keep an eye for dates! 

The NICA New York Leaders’ Summit is a great way for L1 coaches to recharge themselves, share ideas and further their coaching education with NICA.

For new coaches the summit is a must to start a team.
At the summit you will get all the information and education on and off the bike you will need to start a team in your community.
Classroom and on the bike skills clinic will take place over the course of two days in and around the main ski lodge at Windham Mountain.
Please join us for a weekend of riding, learning and sharing.

101 Course Topics:
What Is a Typical NICA New York Race Like
Risk Management- The Inherent Risk That Comes With Mountain Biking
Build Your Team
Budget Your Team
Your Costs & Time
Best Practices & Coach Conduct
How To Build Coach Assistance- Female & Male Coach Assistance
Leading Team Rides
Planning A Practice- What Trails Are Safe To Ride
Your Team Calendar
Team Jerseys
Team Pit Zones
Registering Your Team & Riders
Insurance Coverage
Safe Kids
Talking With Adolescents
Recruiting Boys & Girls

Windham Mountain Bike Park

101 Leaders’ Summit Track

ALL New Coaches and L1 Coaches Need This Course

Weekend Start Times
101 Coaches
Saturday Summit Hours 8:30am-3:00pm
Sunday Summit Hours 8:30am-3:00pm
Weekend Schedule:
Optional Elm Ridge Ride 3:30pm-5:30pm
8:30am-9:15am Sign In & Breakfast
9:15am-9:30am What Is a Typical NICA New York Race Like
9:30am-10:30am Risk Management-The Inherent Risk That Comes With Mountain Biking
10:30am-10:45am Break Time!
10:45am-12:00pm Build Your Team/Budget Your Team/Your Costs & Time/Coaching Conduct
12:00pm-1pm Lunch (Teen Trail Corp Presentation & Podiumwear)
1:00pm-3:00pm 101 On the Bike Skills Clinic
3:00pm Leave for Group Ride
3:30pm-5:30pm Group Ride
8:30am-9:15pm Breakfast
9:15am-9:45am How To Build Coach Assistance-Female & Male Coach Assistance
9:45am-10:30am Recruiting Boys & Girls
10:30am-10:45am Break Time!
10:45am-12:00pm Planning A Practice- What Trails Are Safe To Ride
12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm-2:00pm Pit Zones-Registering Your Team & Riders
2:00pm-2:30pm Leading Team Ride
2:30pm-3:00pm Insurance Coverage
Dining Start Times 
Breakfast will be offered on site starting at 8:30am Saturday and Sunday.
Lunch will be offered on site each day at 12:00pm.
Please send an email to with any special dietary requests.
NICA Rulebooks are available for advance purchase for $25. They will be available for pick up during registration at the summit. Please contact for a hard copy.