USA Coaches Certification

Step 1. Register with receive coaches Gold License 

The Coach License program focuses on educating coaches while ensuring the safety of those with whom the coach may come in contact. The goal is to develop an inclusive basketball community of credible, qualified and dedicated coaches and administrators who serve the game. Challenge yourself to become a better teacher of the game and receive recognition as a licensed coach through USA Basketball. 

In order to participate as a coach in certified NCAA live period events, each individual on the bench must obtain a USA Basketball Gold Coaching License.  Returning coach will use the same log-in information they used last year. The USAB certification course will take several hours to complete.

Please begin this process as soon as possible to prevent not receiving your license in time to coach. After completing the USAB courses and receiving your gold license, you must LOG BACK into the BBCS website to activate your account. You will use the same BBCS log-in that was previously use.

Start the process:

Click to view and register for NCAA Eligibility: Webpage

You need to be certified by USA Basketball to coach an NCAA Division I or II school. Create a Certification Account and we'll guide you through the process.

You will receive USA Gold Licence number that will be used for the NCAA Basketball Certification

NCAA Basketball Certification System (BBCS)

Step 2. Register with the NCAA Basketball Certification System (BBCS)

Click to register for NCAA Basketball Certification: Webpage

All of the following individuals will need to create a BBCS profile:

  • Operators - anyone involved in operating or managing of an NCAA-certified event or league
  • Athletes - any athlete participating in an NCAA-certified event;
  • Coaches - anyone participating in coaching activities at an NCAA-certified event;
  • Team/Organization CEO or Primary Business Officer - the person of authority who will submit required financial documentation for an organization of teams;


  • If you have not logged in to THIS site before, you will need to click the Register as a New User button.


  • If you created an account already, login to that account - DO NOT CREATE MULTIPLE ACCOUNTS!
  • If you do not remember your password to log in, click the Reset Password Here link below to gain access to your already existing account.


Step-by-step guides for using the BBCS, other information you need to know and contact information for the Enforcement Certification and Approval Group (ECAG) is posted on


Completing the USAB Gold License application DOES NOT allow you to access the BBCS. You must still Register separately in the BBCS.

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