B414: Managers and Directors Hands on Training
Course Description
This is a live, hands-on training course designed for new supervisors desiring to be more than managers, but leaders. Course topics include: management basics, making the transition into supervising, communication, staff development, owner to supervisor relationship, organizational mechanics, and responsibilities. This offering provides interactive and practical techniques to identify and improve program dynamics and conflict resolution, along with learning tangible skills to problem-solve any challenges. This course provides a safe space for asking tough questions and learning how to move forward to better leadership.

Management Schedule
(please note – subject to change)
8:00 – 8:30 - Check-in
8:30 – 9:00 - Chapter 1 - Management 101
9:00 – 9:30 - Chapter 2 - Stepping into Leadership
9:30 – 10:30 - Chapter 3 - Communication
10:30 – 10:45 - Break
10:45 – 12:15 - Chapter 4 - Staff (Hiring, Management)
12:15 – 1:00 - Lunch
1:00 – 1:45 - Chapter 5 - Role of with Club Owner and Business
1:45 – 2:00 - Chapter 6 - Management Responsibilities
2:00 – 2:15 - Chapter 7 - Tool Box
2:15 – 2:30 - Chapter 8 - Safety
2:30 - 2:45 - USAG
2:45 – 3:00 - Discussion Assessment

This is a live course!
Click the button below to register online for B414: Hands on Training. You must be logged in order to register. (username and personal password—which you created).

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You must be at least 14 years of age to take this course.

If someone you are trying to register is not on your roster please use the downloadable form below.

By Mail, Email or Fax

Member Clubs: This is a great opportunity for USA Gymnastics to assist member clubs with staff training.

You can send your entire preschool and recreational staff to this course for as low as $45 a person.

**USA Gymnastics Member Clubs have the opportunity to register anyone in their club when they use the Member Club Group Registration Form.

1stRegistrant: $65
2nd - 6thRegistrant: $59/person
7th - 11thRegistrant: $55/person
12th - 19thRegistrant: $49/person
20th+Registrant: $45/person
  • In order to receive the Member Club tiered pricing the club MUST be a current USA Gymnastics Member Club. Not a member club? Click here.
  • Member Clubs, download PDF Registration Form.
  • The individuals registered as part of the Member Club Group Registration are NOT required to be members of USA Gymnastics. Non members must register with the Member Club registration form.
  • Only current Professional, Instructor, Jr. Professional and Athlete members (14 years and older) will receive University credit and certificate for the completion of the course
Registering as an individual:
  • Current USA Gymnastics Member Online B414: Registration: $65
  • Current USA Gymnastics Member In-House B414 Registration: $70
  • B414 Course Audit: $85 (a certificate/university credit is unavailable to non-members)
  • Non-Member: $85. Click here to become a Member and receive the course for $65!
  • Pre-registration can be done online up to 48 hours prior to the live course. Pre-registration can also be done by mail or fax and must be received two weeks prior to the course.
  • A late fee of $25 will incur for all online registrations beginning five days prior to the live course. A late fee of $25 will incur for all mail/faxed registrations received less than two weeks prior to a live course.
  • All on-site registrations will be charged a $25 late fee and are not guaranteed course materials or a spot in the course.
  • Registered individuals may cancel their registration and request a refund within 30 days following a course. A 25% processing fee will apply. Course Cancellation and Refund Form
  • Individuals registered for a B414 Managers/Directors course may transfer their registration to another HOT course at a different date/time (using the Course Transfer Form). Transfers to another live course must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the new course or late fees will apply.
  • USA Gymnastics reserves the right to cancel and/or change the date of any live hands-on training course due to lack of registration(s).
USA Gymnastics University
  • The B414 Managers/Directors Hands on Training is an elective course in the School of Business within the USA Gymnastics University.
  • Upon completion of the course, members can print out a certificate of course completion on their USA Gymnastics "My Profile" page. Note: Allow 3-4 weeks for the certificate to become available once course has been completed.
  • Non Members registering under a Member Club will not obtain university credit or a certificate. If membership is obtained after the course, university credit and certificates will be granted.