Master Coach Program

Master Coach is a program based around the ideas laid out in the Coaches Resolution that calls coaches to a higher level of play.


Read the Coaches Resolution Here.

We encourage all coaches to read and sign the Resolution and commit to a higher level of play, on and off the court. You can sign it today. A Nations of Coaches representative will contact you, and you’ll receive a large print of the Coaches Resolution to hang in your office as a reminder of your important commitment.


For more information on the Master Coach Resolution, complete the form below.

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Master Coach Award

Chosen for a coach who signed the Coaches Resolution, the Master Coach Award is handed out during the Legacy Summit to a coach who has exceptionally lived out the Resolution. The award is presented at the annual Nations of Coaches Legacy Summit.

Past Master Coach Award Recipients:

2014 – Phil Worrell     2015 – Gary Waters

2016 – Dale Clayton       2017 – Mike Lightfoot

2018 Master Coach Award Recipient

Coach Ron Bradley

The Official Master Coach Ring is provided by Baron Rings.

“Being a recipient of the Master Coach Award has been an important part of my coaching legacy. Since I have been committed to providing character building within the profession, this award is an example of what I stood for in my career.”
– Gary Waters, Retired NCAA Head Basketball Coach,
and 2015 Master Coach Award Recipient