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The Level 4 Coach Certification Course develops coaches to be elite level coaches capable of developing high performing athletes for national and international competition.

The Level 4 Coach course provides education and training on coaching, communication, sports science in archery, psychology and biomechanics with a large emphasis on the National Training System.


Course Length: One Week

Course Cost: Varies depending on Instructor

Certification Period: Three years from the date of course completion


  • Minimum age is 20
  • Must hold a current Level 3 Coach certification for a period of 8 months


  • Membership to USA Archery* or the National Field Archery Association (NFAA)
  • USA Archery Background Screening
  • U.S. Center for SafeSport Training
  • Must complete the online modules for the course and pass the online exam
  • Must pass a practical examination focused on utilizing the National Training System (NTS) and specific coaching strategies to develop archers


*A USA Archery Temporary, Recreational, and/or Youth Membership will not satisfy the membership requirement.

**USA Archery membership required; NFAA membership will not satisfy the membership requirement.

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For more information on Coach Certification programs, contact USA Archery at [email protected] or (719) 866-3451.

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