Note: The 2019 Bye-Week Draw will be held on Saturday April 27th from 3-5:PM.
at QBP (the site of the Leader Summit). To participate in the draw,
you do not need to attend the Leader Summit.
2019 Leader Summit – Sat. April 27 – Sun. April 28, 2019 – 8AM – 4:45PM
The Annual Leader’s Summit is ideal for parents, volunteers, new coaches, and returning coaches who would like to learn more about the MN league structure and processes, how to start a mountain bike team, how to work with their schools, issues related to liability, and the unique intricacies of working with middle and high school cyclists.
Sampling of New Content for 2019
- Coaching philosophy, all new (built from scratch).
- Coaching with character (Made in MN for MN).
- My Minnesota Why, (Made in MN for MN)
- Rulebook, new rules, new referee staff (Come and meet them).
- New NICA background check requirement information
- New concussion protocol, Developed by Dr. Christina Ross-Spencer, (Made in MN for MN).
Quality Bicycle Products (QBP)
6400 W. 105th Street
Bloomington, MN 55438
Dual Track Event Registration: REGISTER HERE for New Coach or Returning Coach Tracks
EARLY BIRD COST: $70 – Register by March 31, 2019
LATE REGISTRATION COST: $85 – April 1 – 26, 2019
View Detailed Schedules, including OTBS sessions in the Track descriptions below:
Questions? Contact Joel Woodward, MN League Coach Manager.
New Coaches Track:
Who should attend? Any NEW coach, assistant coach or ride leader
The majority of people who participate in this course are people who have not coached before in the MN League. Other attendees are experienced coaches who would like a refresher training on the basics.
Prerequisites: Required webinar training to be completed prior to attending the Summit.
- NICA Student-Athlete Coaching Philosophy
- Risk Management 1
The Webinars will be available after the PITZONE is reset on/near April 1, per NICA. See the Coach Licensing Note below:
Completion of this 2-day course, is required to become a Level 3 licensed coach for the MN League.
New Coaches will be divided into two OTBS101 groups. Group1 will be held on Saturday Afternoon, Group2 on Sunday Afternoon. Register for the group you want. Bring your bike and a bike helmet for the group in which you register. It will be very difficult to change groups after registration due to trainer ratio balancing.
Breakfast and Lunch are provided Saturday and Sunday for New Coaches
Returning Coaches Track:
Who should attend? Returning coaches, assistant coaches or ride leaders who want to fulfill their NICA requirements or are ready to upgrade to a higher level of training should attend this event.
Prerequisites: Prior attendance at a Leaders’ Summit and completion of MTB101/OTBS101.
- If an attendee has already received credit for completing a Leader Summit, they can receive x CEUs for attendance.
- An attending coach can receive x CEUs for completing OTBS 201.
Returning Coaches OTBS201 will be held on Sunday Morning. Be sure to bring your bike and a bike helmet for OTBS201.
Breakfast and Lunch are provided Saturday for returning coaches.
Coach Licensing Note:
Questions, contact Joel Woodward, MN League Coach Manager, via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.