The iHoops Coach Certification program provides experienced coaches and those new to the profession with substantive tools to improve teaching skills, coaching techniques and strategy, and knowledge of the game and its values.

The fun and interactive coursework--tailored for coaches of players ages 19 and under as well as ages 12 and under--offers innovative lessons and valuable continuing education for coaches who want to:

  • Provide young players with fundamentally stronger instruction.
  • Develop mentoring skills.
  • Be more organized.
  • Understand the needs of a variety of age groups.

The iHoops Coach Certification program is focused on helping coaches teach the game positively, play the right way competitively and with enjoyment, while making the safety and well-being of young players a priority.

After completion of either the 12U or the 19U Courses you will receive an official iHoops Coach Certification Tip-Off Pack which includes a welcome letter, Certificate of Completion suitable for framing, discounts from iHoops partners and a printed coaching quick guide. Additionally, you will be listed in the official iHoops Coaches Directory on and have the option to receive an e-newsletter from the Coach Certification program to continue your coaching education.

Want to learn more about the iHoops Coach Certification Program?

Click here to experience some sample lessons from the courses.

Learn more about the program with this video featuring Clack Kellogg