Coach Resources

(Check back - More information is coming.)
NICA Resources View NICA resources here.
The Pit Zone and Access
The Pit Zone is the Coach's Online Management Tool.  For more information, view NICA Pitzone..

Note:  The online registration system Pit Zone requires a head coach to "invite" a student-athlete onto the team.

Coach Training Training for Coaches includes

Minnesota Rulebook Click here to view the Minnesota Minnesota Rulebook
Concussion Protocol Christina Spenser, MD:  Concussion is a serious safety concern for our young athletes. In recent years, medical experts and coaches, from youth sports to the professional level, have worked to create appropriate guidelines to protect athletes from short and long-term impairments related to concussion.  Five documents have been created to help you identify concussion, communicate with families and local physicians and guide safe return-to-play 

MN NICA - Evaluation of Suspected Concussion
MN NICA - Letter to physician
MN NICA - Your child has a suspected concussion
MN NICA - Healthcare practitioner medical clearance
MN NICA - Return to play guidelines following concussion

Note: New 2019

Scholarships for race entry fees The Minnesota League is able to provide scholarships to registered League athletes who are in need of financial assistance. Click on this Scholarship Application Form  2019 MN Scholarship Application  for information on how to apply for a scholarship.

Coach Information and Forms

Administrators Information
Bikes, Team Jerseys, etc. Go to the NICA Benefits Page and review the discounts for registered athletes and coaches.

  • Review this page for the latest discounts and promotions from NICA sponsors.
    Includes Bike discounts from Cannondale, Specialized and Trek.
  • If necessary, a NICA license document can be printed from the NICA PITZONE Rider Race Registration Page.
  • 2017  Podiumwear Ordering Information - Needs Update
Coaching to Character The "7 Core Character Skills" stickers

2019 MN CHARACTER STICKERS  - View or Download

Instructions:  Print Character stickers to Avery 2.25" diameter Round Blank Labels Ultra Duty White Film or similar

Contact Joel Woodword Coaching Director or Joshua Kleve League Director with any questions.

Coaches News

Coaches News is a great resource for League Coaches, distributed quarterly.  Keep in the know. Important information about things like coach benefits, team sponsor deals, rule changes and race information are communicated via the Coaches News, an email newsletter.  Your PITZONE enrollment as a coach will automatically give you a subscription to this Newsletter.

Coaching Articles from the Coaches News are also posted on the Website.