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apprenticeship overview

Level I Coaches start off working weekly with Tristar Athletes Principal Coach Cliff Scherb online via live video chat Q&A how to start building your coaching skills. Learn everything you need to know in how to apply Tristar Athletes official licensed training plans, protocols and workouts to your athletes based on their goals and season planning.  Ask questions about specific athletes or general principles of coaching and get started with confidence in your coaching work. Our level I program is the starting point towards becoming a full time endurance coach. To be considered for this program please fill out the enrollment application form.

Enrollment Status: Currently accepting limited applications for the class of 2019-2020

Below are some of our recent apprenticeship topics. Weekly live calls will have a learning module as well as live discussion to ask questions about how to help your athletes succeed.

Certified Coaching Comparison 

 Please learn more below about each programs benefits, terms, and costs.  Coaches who have already certified with the USAT or other governing body may test out of TSA Level I or TSA Level II depending on their experience levels. 

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Certified Coaching Program income and costs

The apprenticeship program offers upward mobility and a potential coaching career path.

  • With each level the total income as well as experience of the coach rises. A greater take home percentage is awarded to those coaches with more tenure and athletes.

  • Figures below are sustained athletes and may be more depending on the number and mix of athletes you are working with.

  •  Level I coaches may only work with a maximum of 5 athletes and level II up to 15 sustained athletes at one time. Level III can coach 20+ depending on their career and life goals.

  • Proficient coaches with experience and accelerated training may work with more athletes on an approved case by case basis.

  •  If there are no athletes to coach, the program fee is $600/month.  (Two athletes sustained in coaching per month is break even to pay for the apprenticeship certification program.) 

Coaches annual income by level

Estimated apprenticeship coaches pre tax income based on sustained athletes. We provide coaches with athlete leads as well as how to market themselves in finding new athletes.

Meet the Coaches

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