Regional Certification


Regional Certification focuses on the fundamental components of coaching Nordic skiers. The one-day clinics will cover elements of instruction of particular interest to high school and club level coaches. Regional Certification clinics are taught by NENSA/USSA Certified coaches. Coaches must attend at least one clinic every three years to maintain current certification and have a current NENSA Coach Membership. All NENSA Certified Coaches will be listed in the NENSA Coaches directory along with their certification and expiration dates.
Note: NENSA Regional coaches clinic also serve as the L100 Technique Clinic for the USSA L100 certification.

Regional Certification Curriculum:

  • Technique instruction methods and what to look for
  • Writing training plans
  • Goal setting for teams and individuals
  • Strength training
  • Managing multi-sport and multi-season athletes
  • Collaborating with local club programs

If you are interested in becoming a clinic instructor at any level, contact Amber Freeman at

For more information visit NENSA’s website under the Coaching Resource header > Coaching introduction & general info, or contact Amber Freeman at Full details about USSA certification can be found at