The MNASE Basketball League Coaching Certification issued by USA Basketball will expire on 12 months from the issued date.
The Coach License program focuses on educating coaches while ensuring the safety of those with whom the coach may come in contact. The goal is to develop an inclusive basketball community of credible, qualified and dedicated coaches and administrators who serve the game. Challenge yourself to become a better teacher of the game and receive recognition as a licensed coach through USA Basketball.
This plan is for coaches who work with youth participating in the game at the Introductory or Foundational Levels of the USA Basketball Player Development Curriculum. These courses impart teaching techniques and youth development principles fundamental for coaches of all levels. In this plan, coaches will gain a better understanding of important life skills taught through basketball, from confidence to relationship building to accountability and sportsmanship. Key characteristics of an Introductory and Foundational Level player are expanded upon along with coaching tips for these levels including appropriate basketball size and basket height and fundamental principles on how to teach offensive principles to youth. Additionally, this plan is for coaches who work with youth participating in the game at the Advanced or Performance Levels of the USA Basketball Player Development Curriculum. Typically, these players have ample experience playing on school and club teams at high levels and fall between the ages of 12-18+. Key characteristics of an Advanced and Performance Level player are expanded upon along with coaching tips for these levels including holding players accountable to the things they can control in the game and how to coach a player to their full, individual potential.