International Coaches Academy

International Coaches Academy

Giving access to elite TOTAL coach training to coaches of the world

November 7th-17th, 2023

Coaches arrive on November 6th

Athletes in Action World Headquarters, Xenia, Ohio, USA


The International Coaches Academy is an invite only  ten day journey blending coaching instruction, leadership development and cultural experience. Coaches from around the world, converge at the AIA’s World Training and Resource Center in Xenia, Ohio, to add to their coaching pedigree.The International Coaches Academy includes…

  • Visits to secondary, collegiate and/or professional-level practices and games
  • Observing many different coaches and coaching styles
  • Learning from successful teachers of sport
  • Interacting with coaches from around the world
  • Participating in cultural events
  • Daily ‘team times’ focused on leadership and personal growth training

They depart as coaches with a focused mission – to lead and guide their athletes not only on the court, but in their homes and communities, too.

Cost:  $1,500 USD.  This includes food, lodging, transportation during the academy, training sessions, game visits.  

Limited number of partial scholarships available.

Travel costs to and from the Academy are the responsibility of the coach.


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Sport Options

The ICA has two sport options that we are able to develop coaches:

  • Basketball
  • Sport Performance

Level of Sport

The ICA has trained coaches from all levels:

  • National Team Coaches
  • Club Team coaches
  • Youth coaches

We customize each year’s experience based upon the roster


We typically offer instruction in these languages:


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

If there is a group we will seek to arrange a translator in the needed language.



A lesson on transformational Leadership

“The camp was mind-blowing…visiting the country’s top collegiate and high school basketball programs -both the facilities and the programs and seeing how practices are excellently run."

High School Coach from the Phillipines

"It was amazing. We had a great chance to talk with many coaches and see many different styles of coaching. We met with successful people and attended their lectures." 

National level coach from Eastern Europe