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Credit for non-USAT courses are awarded 1 non-USAT CEU per contact hour, with a maximum of 5 non-USAT CEUs per course.

For example:

1 Hour Non-USAT Course = 1 Non-USAT CEU
2 Hour Non-USAT Course = 2 Non-USAT CEUs
3 Hour Non-USAT Course = 3 Non-USAT CEUs
4 Hour Non-USAT Course = 4 Non-USAT CEUs
5 Hour (or longer) Non-USAT Course = 5 Non-USAT CEUs

There are some exceptions for certifications worth more CEUs that are listed below. Recertification of any certification is worth half the CEUs of the original certification.

Please note that the CEU opportunities listed below are not exclusive. They are simply the most common CEUs earned by coaches. If you have are taking course that you would like to see listed, please email the suggestion to the Coaching Certification Coordinator. Click here to view USAT CEU opportunities.

**Recertification of any of the below certifications is worth half of the original certification CEU value.


Activity
CEUs Awarded
Documentation Required
American College of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer, Exercise Specialist, Health Fitness Specialist or Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist 10.0 Certificate of Completion
National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Personal Trainer or Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist 10.0 Certificate of Completion
Water Safety Instructor or Lifeguarding Certification 10.0 Certification Cards
National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist or Performance Enhancement Specialist 10.0 Certificate of Completion
USA Cycling Level 1, 2 or 3 Coaching Certification or Mechanic Certification 10.0 Coaching Certificate
USA Cycling 2012 Coaching Summit DVD and Exam 10.0 Certificate of Completion
USA Track & Field Level 1, 2 or 3 Coaching Certification 10.0 Coaching Certificate
USA Swimming/American Swim Coaches Association Level 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 Coaching Certification 10.0 Coaching Certificate
USA Swimming/American Swim Coaches Association Paralympic Level 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 Coaching Certification 10.0 Coaching Certificate
U.S. Masters Swimming Masters Coach Level 1 or 2 10.0 Coaching Certificate
Serotta International Cycling Institute Bike Fit Certification 10.0 Certificate of Completion
F.I.S.T. Bike Fit Certification 10.0 Certificate of Completion
Retul Certification 10.0 Certificate of Completion
Road Runners Club of America Coaching Certification 10.0 Certificate of Completion
Aerobics and Fitness Association of America Personal Trainer, Group Fitness, Kickboxing, Step, or Military Fitness Specialist Certifications 10.0 Certificate of Completion
ITU Coaching Certification Level 1, 2 or 3 10.0 Certificate of Completion
American Council on Exercise Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Lifestyle and Weight Loss Management Consultant, and Advanced Health and Fitness Specialist Certifications 10.0

Certificate of Completion

National Athletic Trainers Association Athletic Trainer Certification 10.0 Certificate of Completion
Crossfit Endurance, Swimming or Cycling Seminars 10.0 Certificate of Completion
Functional Movement Screening and Corrective Exercise, Level 1 or 2 10.0 Certificate of Completion
DSWFitness Home Study Continuing Education Courses 1.0 - 10.0

Certificate of Completion

American Fitness Professionals and Associates Certifications (various) 5.0 Certificate of Completion
USA Cycling Power Based Training Course 5.0 Certificate of Completion
American Swim Coaches Association Certified Stroke Technician Course 5.0 Certificate of Completion
USA Track & Field Level I Instructor 5.0 Certificate of Completion
National Center for Sports Safety PREPARE Course 5.0 Certificate of Completion
Heart Zones Triathlon Coaching Certification 5.0 Certificate of Completion
American Sport Education Program Coaching Orientation, Coaching Essentials, Coaching Principles, IHSA Coaching Orientation, or IESA Coaching Essentials 5.0 Certificate of Completion
Crossfit Prep, Level 1 or 2 Certification 5.0 Certificate of Completion
NCSF Personal Trainer Certification 5.0 Certificate of Completion
International Sports Science Association Certifications (various) 5.0 Certificate of Completion
DSWFitness eCourses  5.0 Certificate of Completion
National Exercise Trainers Association Certifications (various) 5.0 Certificate of Completion
USA Cycling Official or Race Director 5.0 Certificate of Completion
Academic Internship
(The focus of the internship can be  coaching, physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, sport psychology, behavior facilitation, nutrition, motor learning, swimming, biking or running). A grade of 'B' or higher is required.
5.0 per 1 academic credit (max 10.0 per course) Official or Unofficial Transcripts (passing grade and internship description required)
Formal Higher Education
(The content can come from exercise physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, sport psychology, behavior facilitation, nutrition, motor learning, swimming, biking or running). A grade of 'B' or higher is required.
5.0 per 1 academic credit (max 10.0 per course) Official or Unofficial Transcripts (passing grade and course description required)
International Youth Conditioning Association Level 1 Youth Fitness Specialist Certification 5.0 Certificate of Completion
Total Immersion Certified Coach 5.0 Certificate of Completion
USA Swimming National Officials Certification (any level or position) 5.0 Certificate of Completion
TRX Suspension, Group Suspension, Sports Medicine Suspension and Rip Training Courses 5.0 Certificate of Completion
Newton Natural Running™ Form Coaching Certification 5.0 Certificate of Completion
ITU Facilitator Course Level 1 or 2, Youth Sports Leader, or Paratriathlon Coaching Certificate 5.0
Certificate of Completion
International Fitness Professional Association Personal Trainer Certification or Specialized Fitness Certifications 5.0 Certificate of Completion
National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association Personal Training Certification 5.0 Certificate of Completion
Trigger Point Performance or SMRT-CORE Programming for Professionals 5.0 Certificate of Completion
Nutrition & Exercise Summit - University of Colorado Anschultz Health and Wellness Center 5.0 Proof of Attendance

PTontheNet Online, Video, DVD, Book, CD or Webast Courses
The CEUs offered vary by course. CEUs are granted as the hours listed on the PTontheNet website with a maximum of 10 CEUs per course.

1.0 - 10.0 Certificate of Completion
DSWFitness Online Courses or Online Quick Courses 1.0-2.0 Certificate of Completion
PTontheNet CEC Exams 1.0 Certificate of Completion
USA Cycling Webinars (archived or live) 1.0 Webinar Email Confirmation
DSWFitness Webinars (archived or live) 1.0 Certificate of Completion
Gatorade Sports Science Institute Courses (archived or live) 1.0 Certificate of Completion
First Aid 1.0 Certificate

 

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