Coaching Certifications

The USBC Coaching Certification and Development Department's main focus is to provide coaches of all levels with the materials necessary to give them the best opportunities for coaching.

It is the only coaching program for bowling recognized by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and USBC coaches are acknowledged experts trained to instruct all levels of bowlers. USBC coaches work together at all levels: high school, collegiate, professional, seniors, youth and Sport bowling.

We are continuously working to build a stronger relationship with proprietors, pro shop operators and bowlers.

The USBC Coaching Certification program teaches current and aspiring bowling coaches the skills necessary to build a strong coaching career. The levels of certification available are:

In addition to the Level 1 Certification, we offer the Fundamentals of Team Coaching through our eLearning site.

USBC Coaching Certification and Development requires new coaching candidates be approved through the Registered Volunteer Program prior to becoming certified. For current USBC certified coaches, RVP is now part of the continuing education program and coaches will need to RVP approved by the end of their continuing education period. Click here to learn more about RVP.