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turning CYCLING passion into a job!

Become a School Cycling Instructor

 

 

What is a YES School Cycling Instructor (SCI)?

Every youth deserves the opportunity to learn cycling from professionals in a safe and accessible venue.  With the SCI program, YES has created the curricula and a path for bicyclist, school teachers, health and safety professionals, and more to be trained and certified in teaching the sport of cycling at schools.

Being a YES School Cycling Instructor (SCI) opens school doors so the “sport of cycling” can be introduced to elementary, middle and high school students. All levels of SCI can provide bicycle training during bicycle events. With the SCI Certification minds can be opened to your expertise to conduct a cycling class or Professional Development “train-the-trainers”, the teachers, so they become SCI and conduct a Physical Education Class on cycling.

First, everyone must passing the SCI Training Level 4 online training. The SCI then has the capability and certification to be bring professional cycling instruction to elementary schools. Only SCI are trained to teach or provide Professional Development on the YES curricula, the only skill building cycling curricula for all grades, K-12, that meets the National Standards, ESSA, and Common Core.

SCI Certification Level 3, 2, or 1 can conduct the YES curricula in middle and high schools after completing a clinic or Professional Development.

The YES© curricula are the only skill building bicycling curricula (grades K-12) in the USA created to be incorporated into the Physical Education Classes/Curriculum. The YES curricula are:

  • elementary YES-KIDS Bike© and YES-KIDS Walk© – SCI Level 4
  • middle/junior high YES-BLAST© Vol. 1 & 2 – SCI Level 3
  • senior high YES-BIKE© Vol. 1, 2, & 3 – SCI Level 2
  • YES-Competition© – SCI Level 1

Join the YES Team today and sign-up for online: YES-School Cycling Instructor Training Level 4

The goal of the YES-SCI Training Level 4 is to provide an understanding of the educational system and to provide the tools to conduct an age appropriate bicycle education.  As an SCI you are able to advance from Level 4 all the way to a Level 1.

YES promotes School Cycling Instructors Level 3, 2, & 1 with their own YES-SCI website page and social media.

School Cycling Instructor Levels 1-4

SCI LEVEL 4 SCI LEVEL 3 SCI LEVEL 2 SCI LEVEL 1

SCI LEVEL 4

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School Cycling Instructor Level 4

The SCI Level 4 is qualified to provide bicycle education only to elementary school age children. The SCI can also help with bicycle equipment and community outreach. The SCI Level 4 may be hired by the school to provide instructing the YES-KIDS Bike curriculum to the students. Those listed below who wants to become a SCI, just take the self pacing SCI Level 4 Training.

Apply Now!! SCI Level 4 Training

Bicycle Experts

Credentialed Teachers

Fire Fighters

Law Enforcers

Health Professionals

Parks and Recreational Professionals

Or, submit resume to YES for approval to take YES-SCI Level 4 online training

SCI LEVEL 3

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School Cycling Instructor Level 3

A SCI Level 4 may apply for the SCI Level 3 Certification

The SCI Level 3 is qualified to provide Professional Development to elementary, middle/junior high Physical Education Teachers. The SCI can also Team Teach classes with the teacher(s) and help with bicycle equipment and community outreach. The SCI Level 3 can be contracted by the school to instruct the YES curricula: YES-KIDS Bike for elementary and YES-BLAST for middle/junior high students during class time.

Who can apply

School Cycling Instructors (SCI) Level 4, who are also a:

League of American Bicyclist-League Cycling Instructors

USA Cycling-Coaches

National Interscholastic Cycling Association-Head Coaches

Credentialed Physical Education Teachers

 

SCI LEVEL 2

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School Cycling Instructor Level 2

A SCI Level 3 may apply for a SCI Level 2 Certification

A SCI Level 2 is qualified to provide YES Professional Development for curriculum YES-BLAST Vol. 2 for middle/junior high and SCI Level 2 is qualified to provide YES Professional Development for curriculum YES-BIKE Vol. 1 for high school Physical Education Teachers. In both cases the SCI Level 2 may suggest starting a School Cycling Club/Team and identifying the best bicycle activities or discipline for that school, such as: BMX, Cross, Mt. Biking, Road, Track.

SCI LEVEL 1

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School Cycling Instructor Level 1

A SCI Level 2 may apply for a SCI Level 1 Certification

A SCI Level 1 is qualified to provide YES Professional Development for the curriculum YES-BLAST Vol. 3 for middle/junior high. And a SCI Level 1 is qualified to provide YES Professional Development for the curriculum YES-BIKE Vol. 2 for high school Physical Education Teachers.

SCI Level 1 will introduce age appropriate Olympic style racing as a Physical Education Unit, conducted the same as any other competitive sport practiced in school during Physical Education.  The SCI may be hired as the cycling coach for secondary schools, just like any other school sport such as football.

Steps to becoming a School Cycling Instructor

Welcome on this journey to implement bicycling as a Physical Education Unit in every school in America. It can be done! It will be done with professionals like yourself.  You will be in the forefront of establishing bicycling as an annually taught program in schools! Then as the student continues in school they can build on this foundation with more YES bicycling skill building curricula.  You, as an SCI, can also advance from Levels 4 all the way to Level 1 continuing to bring cycling knowledge/skills to the teachers and students in middle and high school.  We appreciate your commitment and look forward to you becoming a YES-School Cycling Instructor (SCI) Level 4.  

Who can apply for a School Cycling Instructor Level 4 Certification:

  • Bicycle Experts (i.e. League of American Bicyclist - LCI); USAC Coaches, NICA Coaches)
  • Safety Professionals (i.e. firefighters, law enforcers)
  • Parks & Rec. Professionals (i.e. youth instructors)
  • Credentialed School Teachers
  • Other (please provide resume for approval)

The YES-SCI Training Level 4 online self-pacing 4-5 hours consist of:

  • SCI Application
  • YES Curricula: "Introducing P.E. Teachers to Cycling" & "YES-KIDS Bike"
  • YES-SCI Training Section 1 and Competency Quiz Section 1
  • YES-SCI Training Section 2 and Competency Quiz Section 2
  • YES-SCI Training Section 3 and Competency Quiz Section 3
  • YES-SCI Certificate of Certification

Costs breakdown for YES-SCI Training Level 4 online:

  • Credential Teachers costs for YES-SCI Training Fee is $85. You will be refunded $25 with proof of current national credentialed teachers license.*
  • Firefighters costs for YES-SCI Training Fee is $85. This includes the $25 cost for on-line background check by National Center for Safety Initiative (NCSI). .
  • Law Enforcers costs for YES-SCI Training Fee is $85. You will be refunded $25 with proof of live-scan fingerprinting results.
  • League of American Bicyclist - League Cycling Instructors (LCI) costs for YES-SCI Training Fee is $85, this includes the $25 cost for on-line background check by National Center for Safety Initiative (NCSI). 
  • USA BMX Coaches costs for YES-SCI Training Fee is $85. If you are a licensed USA Cycling Coach, you will be refunded $25 with proof of NCSI results before taking the YES-SCI background check.
  • USA Cycling Coaches costs for YES-SCI Training Fee is $85. If you are a licensed USA Cycling Coach, you will be refunded $25 with proof of current NCSI results.
  • *GROUP 25% DISCOUNT RATE of 10 or more from the same organization is available but first must be confirmed by YES.  Call or email with your organization information and the number of participants who wish to attend for a bigger "Group Rate". 818-292-0779 or sci@yesports.org

Are you ready to become a YES-School Cycling Instructor today!

To Start the Training just click on: YES-SCI Training Level 4

 

Your SCI Level 4 Certificate will be issued after completing the following steps:

  1. Completed and Signed YES-SCI Certificate Application along with the Risk/Media waiver form,
  2. Payment of the SCI Level 4 Training Fee
  3. Receiving NCSI certificate of cleared criminal background check (Credentialed Teachers and Law Enforcers-see above)
  4. Download curricula: "YES-KIDS Bike" and "Instructing P.E. Teachers on Cycling"
  5. Completed the YES-SCI Training Level 4 & passed the competency quizzes 
  6. Uploaded to YES proof of  First Aid, CPR with AED Certification,
  7. Uploaded to YES confirmation of passing Tuberculosis Test, and

CONGRATULATIONS!  Your SCI Level 4 Certification will be emailed to you with your lifetime SCI #! 

More Information for School Cycling Instructors:

Only School Cycling Instructors may:
  • Train Physical Education Teachers in the "Sport of Cycling" 
  • Have a personal SCI referral service for schools looking for SCI
  • Have access to YES curricula
  • Have YES insurance when providing training at schools
  • Have exclusive rights to special school bicycle equipment
  • Can offer good low cost bicycle and helmet specials to schools
  • Have a monthly SCI Newsletter keeping you informed on:
    • What other SCIs have accomplished
    • Funding sources to help (and motivate) a school get started
    • Physical education cycling highlights
    • Upcoming SCI Clinics for advancement to a high SCI Level
    • What is new in youth school cycling
  • Be hired as cycling "Instructor" for the physical education class *
  • Be promoted with a personal page on YES Website *

*Only for SCI Level 3, 2, 1

All SCI are required to:

  • keep current a background check.
  • have a current First Aid, CPR and AED courses certification. 
  • have a current Tuberculosis test results. 
  • keep up-to-date their annual SCI Certification
  • pay an annual SCI fee 

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Only SCI Level 3, 2, 1 are required to keep current with one or more of the following:

  • League of American Bicyclist - League Cycling Instructor,
  • National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) - Coach or Assistant Coach,
  • USA BMX - Coach Level 1-3,
  • USA Cycling - Coach Level 1-3 and/or
  • Teacher's Credentials

SCI Level 3, 2, 1 are required to attend every 3 years a FREE SCI Continuing Education Webinar to refresh their cycling methodology.

SCI Level 3, 2, 1 are responsible to earn 9 Credited Education Units (CEU) every 3 years. Advancing to the next SCI level is 7 CEU.

SCI Level 3, 2, 1 are required to keep their YES-SCI web page current. 

YES will only certify US legal residents or US citizens as coaches. Non-US citizens living abroad are not eligible for YES certification.

At YES discretion, any individual who has admitted to, pleaded no contest in regard to, been convicted of or served a sentence for a violation of the USADA, WADA, or UCI anti-doping code, or child predator will be denied a SCI Certificate and will instantly be removed from the SCI web page.

School Cycling Instructor Advancement Information

SCI Level 4 Training

To become a School Cycling Instructor (SCI) everyone starts with the online YES-SCI Training Level 4.  The quiz covers information provided in the online training and from "Introducing Physical Education Teachers to Cycling" as well as from "YES-KIDS Bike" curricula. Once finished and submitted the quiz for each section the score will immediately be posted and your results will be displayed. A score of 80% or better is passing. Once you pass the quizzes and all required documents are received by YES you will receive the SCI Level 4 Certification with your lifetime SCI #.

Congratulations you are a SCI! As soon as possible, your personal website will be posted with the information supplied in the SCI Application Form and an email will be sent requesting a personal photograph and more information. Please notify YES if a schools sets-up a School Cycling Club and that information will be posted to the School Cycling Club web page. 

SCI Level 3 Advancement

The SCI Level 3 Clinic covers information provided in YES-BLAST Vol. 1 Curriculum to provide cycling education to middle/intermediate schools. Once finish and submitted, the SCI Level 3 Competency Quiz, it will be scored immediately and your SCI Level change will be displayed on your webpage. To check the status of our certification, please email info@yesports.org, include your School Cycling Instructor number. Once you pass the quiz and all requirements are up to date, YES will send the SCI Level 3 Certificate.

SCI Level 2 Advancement

A SCI looking to achieve Level 2 status will be required to have a SCI Level 3 and attend a Level 2 Clinic. The purpose of the Level 2 Clinic is to better prepare our SCI to train our cycling athletes and Physical Education Teachers in the next level of the sport. Those who attend the clinics can expect to take home a wealth of knowledge in achieving a higher level of bike handling skills, a better understanding of the physiological stresses and adaptations the body endures through training, and how to utilize these stresses and adaptation in writing a better more succinct school lesson plan. All which can be used to help teachers conduct bicycling and achieve a higher level of success and accomplishment on the bike. Or the SCI Level 2 to be hired on as the "School Cycling Coach".

SCI Level 1 Advancement

In order to advance to the SCI’s highest level, you must be a Level 2 SCI in good standing and also have cycling competition experience. The SCI must attends a Level 1 Clinic, and the SCI must pass the Level 1 Competency Quiz. This highest SCI Level mission is to establish bicycling as a competitive sport at the school(s) and to inspire interscholastic competition in whatever discipline is best suited for the school and the community. The SCI Level 1 is required to post all the School Cycling Teams on the Web page. We want to brag about your coaching achievements!

SCI Level 1 Advancement

In order to advance to the SCI’s highest level, you must be a Level 2 SCI in good standing and also have cycling competition experience. The SCI must attends a Level 1 Clinic, and the SCI must pass the Level 1 Competency Quiz. This highest SCI Level mission is to establish bicycling as a competitive sport at the school(s) and to inspire interscholastic competition in whatever discipline is best suited for the school and the community. The SCI Level 1 is required to post all the School Cycling Teams on the Web page. We want to brag about your coaching achievements!

SCI Promotional Package

YES will build a custom SCI Web Page that displays your achievements and helps regional schools find you!

SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZED

Your name is in the address bar, which helps search engines and people find your personal SCI Web page.

SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZED

Your name is in the address bar, which helps search engines and people find your personal SCI Web page.

PHOTOS

Don't be shy - show your stuff with headshots, action shots & group photos.

GOOGLE MAP

Regional cyclists can find you using a dynamic map that includes search-by-location & contact info.

GOOGLE MAP

Regional cyclists can find you using a dynamic map that includes search-by-location & contact info.

ABOUT YOU

You earned it, and this page can list all your achievements, including a bio, credentials & certifications!

SCI SEAL

The seal was designed to separate School Cycling Instructors from the rest of the pack.

SCI SEAL

The seal was designed to separate School Cycling Instructors from the rest of the pack.

School Cycling Instructor Resources

  • SCI Level 3, 2, 1 personal Web page displayed on the YES Website. Specifically for School Cycling Instructors, the page can include photo(s), name, contact information, credentials, cycling discipline specialty, qualifications, certifications and experiences.
  • YES insurance coverage while facilitating training events at school(s).
  • YES actively seeks referrals from schools for a SCI.
  • YES help the SCI to find grant funding to pay for training, materials and equipment.
  • YES actively seeks our good low cost bicycle materials and equipment for the YES programs.

School Cycling Instructor Resources

  • SCI Level 3, 2, 1 personal Web page displayed on the YES Website. Specifically for School Cycling Instructors, the page can include photo(s), name, contact information, credentials, cycling discipline specialty, qualifications, certifications and experiences.
  • YES insurance coverage while facilitating training events at school(s).
  • YES actively seeks referrals from schools for a SCI.
  • YES help the SCI to find grant funding to pay for training, materials and equipment.
  • YES actively seeks our good low cost bicycle materials and equipment for the YES programs.

rEADY TO Be Found?

Find out how YES can put your cycling skills on the Web and the Map!

Contact YES to schedule SCI Professional Development or Clinics

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