USA Boxing to Host AIBA 1 Star Coaching Certification Course

April 27, 2018, 3:14 p.m. (ET)



USA Boxing will be hosting an AIBA 1 Star Coaching Certification course in conjunction with the 2018 Junior Olympic National Championships, Prep Nationals and Youth Open. This certification course will take place June 23 - July 1, 2018 at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, West Virginia. 

As per AIBA rules, 25 coaches will be accepted into the 1 Star certification course. In order to be eligible for acceptance into the course, coaches must complete the attached application and submit to USA Boxing along with a copy of his or her current passport. This application must be typed and submitted no later than May 21, 2018. APPLICATIONS THAT ARE HANDWRITTEN, INCOMPLETE, WITHOUT A CURRENT PASSPORT, OR SUBMITTED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. In order to be considered eligible for this course, coaches must meet the following minimum criteria as established by AIBA:

  • Experience
  • Results & Achievements

Applications must be sent with a copy of your passport to no later than May 21, 2018.


All 25 coaches who are selected for the course will be required to book their own travel and accommodations, as well as pay a fee of $200 to participate in the course.

  • NOTE - $200 payment will be due no later than June 1 for all selected coaches.

Course Overview

  • Location: Charleston Civic Center – 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301
  • Travel Dates: Arrive June 23, Depart July 1
  • Course Dates: June 24-30
  • Course Structure: 7 days long, for 6 hours each day (excluding arrival and departure day)
  • Course will include:
  • Course lecture
  • Practical session in the gym
  • Practical examination
  • Written examination