Leaders Summit

Comprehensive Leadership Training for NICA Coaches and Volunteers

Where: Waco Convention Center 100 Washington Ave, Waco, TX 76701 
When: October 19-20, 2019
Hotels can be booked at a special rate at the Holiday Inn Northwest
Enter the group code MBL when searching for a room.
at a special rate.
Please email info@texasmtb.org with any questions.

2020 LEADERS’ SUMMIT SATURDAY

              Track 1 – New Track 2 – Returning
8:00 – 8:30 Check-in & Breakfast Check-in & Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45 Welcome & Introduction, 2020 Overview

Erik Enge, Chairman, Board of Directors

 Welcome & Introduction, 2020 Overview 

Erik Enge, Chairman, Board of Directors

8:45 – 9:00 Risk Management Review for Coaches

Adam Finck, League Director

Risk Management Review for Coaches

Adam Finck, League Director 

9:00 – 9:45 Welcome to NICA!

NICA Coach Licensing and PitZone

Adam Finck, League Director

Coach Supporter Panel on 

The NICA Rulebook, Scoring and Petitions

Erik Enge, Coach Supporter

10:00 – 10:45 How to Start and Manage an Interscholastic Mountain Bike Team: Overview & Philosophy

Adam Finck, League Director

Coach Workshop: 

Season Planning & Practice Structure

11:00 – 11:45 Working with the NICA Student-Athlete 

FUNdamental, Adventure, and Performance

Adam Finck, League Director

Working with the NICA Student-Athlete 

FUNdamental, Adventure, and Performance

Adam Finck, League Director

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch  Lunch 
1:00 – 2:00 NICA GRiT Program: How to Recruit, Coach and Work with Female Student Athletes and Coaches with Q&A

Amy Tutoki, GRiT Coordinator

Annie Tutoki, GRiT Coordinator

Coach Supporter Panel on

Goal Setting, Coach Evaluations & Team Development

Erik Enge, Coach Supporter

2:15 – 3:00 NICA Coach and Student-Athlete Development Working with the NICA Student-Athlete 

Annie Tutoki, Coach Supporter

Coach Workshop: 

Coach Philosophy

3:15 – 4:00 Establishing A Positive NICA-Centered Team Culture 

Adam Finck, League Director

Establishing A Positive NICA-Centered Team Culture 

Adam Finck, League Director

4:15 Wrap-Up/Group Photo Wrap-Up/Group Photo
4:30 – 6:00 Optional Group Ride  Optional Group Ride

2020 LEADERS’ SUMMIT SUNDAY

                Track 1- NEW Track 2- RETURNING Track 3
8:00 – 8:30 Check In & Breakfast Check In & Breakfast Check In & Breakfast
8:30 – 9:15 Background Check Requirement and Litmos 

Adam Finck, League Director

Coach Workshop: 

Sponsorships & Fundraising

NICA First Aid
9:15 – 10:00 Race Weekend – What to Expect, Support Structure and Success 

Adam Finck,, League Director 

Coach Workshop:

Growing your team and integrating new team members

10:00 – 10:45 Nutrition for Young Athletes

Adam Finck, League Director

Coach Workshop: Succession planning and support structure

Erik Enge, Coach Supporter 

11:00 – 12:00 Classroom On-the-Bike Skills Clinic 101

 Amy Tutoki, Coach Supporter

On-the-Bike Skills Clinic 201 

Erik Enge, Coach Supporter

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch Lunch Lunch
1:00 – 4:00 On-the-Bike Skills Clinic 101

Amy Tutoki, Coach Supporter

On-the-Bike Skills Clinic 201 

Erik Enge, Coach Supporter

NICA First Aid
4:15 Optional Group Ride  Optional Group Ride  Optional Group Ride 

Important Notes

  • Leaders’ Summit Registration fee includes light breakfast and 2 meals (Saturday Breakfast through Sunday Lunch).  Please note any specific dietary needs using the online registration process. 
  • Where there are dual tracks available, first year summit participants will take the track on the left and returning participants will take the track on the right. Requests to be in a different presentation can be made at check in. 
  • Prerequisite Onboarding Training – you must register in PitZone and take the following modules in Litmos before attending leaders summit.
  •  We recommend wearing flat pedals for all ‘On-The-Bike’ skills sessions.  Helmets, water and mountain bikes are mandatory for On the Bike Skills Training and group ride activities.
  • All summit materials will be provided in an electronic format following the weekend.

There is limited space in OTB 101 and 201, so register ASAP

Please note that this schedule is subject to change.