The International Youth Conditioning Association is the premier international authority with respect to Youth Fitness & Youth Sports Training. World-class education and globally recognized certification credentials for any Trainer, Coach, Parent, or Medical Professional who works with young athletes and youth fitness participants aged 5 – 18.
The main purpose of the IYCA is to assist in the evolution of the youth athletic/fitness industry by regulating the knowledge and skill of the individuals who work within it.
The IYCA is a wonderful collaboration of professionals from the sports science, athletic, and sport medicine communities. Membership is comprised of conditioning professionals, personal fitness trainers, exercise physiologists, athletic trainers as well as other sports medicine professionals, coaches, teachers, fitness and sport facility managers as well as students.
The IYCA is a certification-based outfit offering the finest educational certificate programs in the realm of youth athletic development and fitness. Successful candidates must pass both a criminal background check as well as our intensive examination process.
We believe that developmentally-sound, fun, and goal-oriented exposure to fitness and sport is a necessary building block in progressing through the formative years into adulthood.
Our collective passion to recapture the innocence of play and fitness for children and teenagers worldwide knows absolutely no boundaries.