Freestyle Coaches Certifications

For more detail about the requirements and courses for certification in moguls and aerials coaching, click on the tabs above.

One of the primary functions of certification for the freestyle coach is to qualify for coaching of different jumping maneuvers. See below:

Level 100 Aerials coach may coach upright maneuvers and rotational maneuvers of 1080 or less (this does not include off axis jumps).

Level 200 Aerials coach may qualify upright and off axis aerial maneuvers. rotational maneuvers of more than 1080 and single somersaults (including single twists and all loops).

Level 300 Aerials coach may qualify single flips with more than one twist and standard off axis jumps over 1080 (but not including double off axis such as off axis 720 to back flip, double rodeo, Misty 540 to back flip, etc.) (also minimum level to be a USSA designated on snow qualifier).

Level 400 Aerials coach may qualify double somersaults (including twists) and double off axis jumps.

Level 500 is unlimited.

Questions? Contact the USSA Sport Education Department at 435.647.2050 or Our mailing address is PO Box 100, Park City, UT 84060.

For more information on how to receive continuing education credit, please click here.


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