WJHS NICA TEAM

Next Practice Update

Tues. -Last day to register online

Wed. 11/2 5pm -Coler Grove Lot

Wed - Last day to send in service hrs.

Sat. - 1pm GRit and 2-5 All Pre-Ride

Sun. - 11:30 - 2:00 Race 4, Fayetteville Group photos at 10:30 and 2:00.

Mon. 11/7 - Park Springs Park End of Year Party Dinner. Dress warmly.



Links

Practice Schedule

Interest Form (phone log)

Form for Volunteer Hours

Parent Meeting Notes 6/15/21

AR NICA Information

NICA Information

Contact Us

Facebook - WJHS NICA


Season Registration Status:

Practice Ready Riders - 36

Total Riders - 36

Licensed Coaches - 9

Total Coaches -13

-as of 8/20/22

Spotlight

At the suggestion of LJHS Head Coach Tim Keith, Coach Cass Crews and Mariah Crews founded and served our team three years.

Races

Link to Race Fliers. Link to Race Results.

Parents are needed to volunteer at races. Link to Race Sign Up If you have not done this yet this year, please choose a slot at one of the remaining races.


Report Volunteer Hours

Form for Volunteer Hours - See our IG and FB for volunteer options.


Social Media

See our new social media account on IG - @wjhsnica We may discontinue use of our closed group on FB. Please help us convert to the new IG account.


Non-Profit Status

We are an approved 501(c)3. Our board is listed below.

President - Paul Cristee (Jeremiah, gr. 7) President-Elect & Past-President - TBD

Treasurer - Melanie Fox (Parker, gr. 8) Secretary - Margo Wagner (Alex, gr. 8)


Student Athlete Check List

To do list for student riders:

  • Email WJHSNICA@gmail.com to request a PitZone registration invitation.

  • Watch your Spam or Junk Mail for the link from PitZone.

  • Complete NICA League registration in Pit Zone and pay fees.

  • Tune up your bike.

  • Prep your practice supplies: helmet, water bottle, spare tube, etc.

  • Build up your ride time in the heat to 30, 60, and 90 minutes.

  • League fees: $60 - $200 varying based on your race choices.

  • Team fees: $150-$300 varying based on fundraising, sponsors, and donors. This provides your jersey, tents, flags, event racks, coach support, and some bike support.


Parent / Volunteer Coach Check List

To do list for parents who want to be coaches:

  • Email WJHSNICA@gmail.com to request a PitZone registration invitation.

  • Watch your Spam or Junk Mail for the link from PitZone.

  • Complete NICA League registration in Pit Zone and pay fees.

  • Begin taking the online courses for safety and complete certification. Note, the Level 2&3 OTB 101 Classroom course is great for understanding more about what your child is learning at practice.

  • Follow AR NICA social media and sign up for the newsletter (from their website) so you will know about other training opportunities.

  • Tune up your bike and prep your practice supplies.


Race Results

AR NICA> Ride> Events> Race Results

Spotlight

Coach Paul Cristee has been with the team two years. He and Coach April have two sons and a daughter. He is a Level 3 NICA coach. He has served as everyone's favorite mechanic on and off the trail, changing tubes with the best of them.


Spotlight

Coach Todd Verrone is new to the team this year, but brings great experience. He served as head coach of another team last year. His knowledge of the trails and rapport with young people is making him fast friends on the team. Welcome and thank you for your service.

Leadership - Local HS NICA riders volunteering with an adult ride.

Experience - Area riders in the 2020 Spring Hill Barling race.