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U205 - Double-Goal Coach®: Culture, Practices and Games

Join the Positive Coaching movement with USA Gymnastics and the Positive Coaching Alliance by registering for the U205 Double-Goal Coach course!

Course Description

U205: Double-Goal Coach®: Culture, Practices and Games is the second of three online courses for coaches through PCA (Positive Coaching Alliance). This is a highly interactive course, including several videos from coaches and top athletes.

This course will help coaches of all experience levels learn the key to success as a double-goal coach. Individuals will gain the tools to create dynamic strategies and practices to get the most out of their athletes both as people and competitors before, during, and after the meet.

U205: Double-Goal Coach®: Culture, Practices and Games is self-paced and includes instructional modules and opportunities for interactivity and reflection. It also features easy-to-use tools and tips to help you put positive coaching practices to work right away!

Upon completion of this course coaches will know how to generate positive team culture, allowing athletes to thrive, love their experience in sports, and reach their full potential.

This course will take approximately 60 minutes to complete. There will be a warm-up survey, four content modules, course evaluation, and a final exam (must receive 80% or higher to pass).

Fees & Policies

  • $29 for USA Gymnastics Members:
    Recreational Coach, Competitive Coach, Owner/Managing Director, Judge, Meet Director, Athlete (age 14 and older)
  • $44 for Non-Members (note: certificates are unavailable to Non-Members)
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  • Course fees are non-refundable and cannot be transferred to another individual.
  • Course registrants must be a minimum of 14 years old.
  • Participants will have access to the course for one year after registration and may access the course as often as they wish during that period. The course must be completed during this time or re-registration and payment is required.

Additional Course Information

Please read the registration information before proceeding.

You should receive two emails - one from USA Gymnastics confirming payment and registration and a second email containing specific course login information. *You may need to check your spam/junk email to find this notification. If you do not receive an activation notice within 24 hours, please contact USA Gymnastics Educational Services (

For assistance with the course - login, navigation, technical assistance, test reset, or other needs, please contact Positive Coaching Alliance or call 650-209-8064.

USA Gymnastics University

The U205 Double-Goal Coach ®: Culture, Practices and Games is an elective course in the School of Recreation, School of Competitive Gymnastics (Women, Men, Trampoline and Tumbling, Gymnastics for All, Rhythmic, and Acro).

In order to receive University credit, members must register for the U205 through USA Gymnastics.

Upon completion of the course, members can print out a certificate of course completion on their USA Gymnastics "My Profile" page. Please allow 1-2 weeks. To print course certificates, individuals must have an active USA Gymnastics membership (Recreational Coach, Competitive Coach, Judge, Owner/Managing Director, or Athlete).

This is an online course!

Online courses are a great way to complete courses on your own time and on your own schedule.


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