NCAA Certification Process – Coaches and Players

Premier Basketball follows the strict guidelines of the NCAA Enforcement Certification and Approvals Group (ECAG). In order for players to participate, and coaches to coach their teams; all must complete the necessary requirements by the ECAG. For players this includes; registering with the BBCS and successfully added the “teams bench” with whom you are playing for. For Coaches this includes; obtaining a USA Basketball Gold License, and registering with BBCS, as well as following all instructions to correctly have all your players on your bench. For more information please view the links below.

  • All Players and Coaches must be registered with NCAA Basketball Certification System (BBCS)
    NCAA BBCS Registration

    • Coaches and athletes should RENEW their previously created BBCS account and NOT create a new account. This is done by logging in to their existing account and updating the information on their profile rather than selecting Register as a New User button.
  • All Coaches are required to obtain a USA Basketball Gold License
    USA Basketball Gold License

    • All coaches should RENEW their existing USAB gold license and NOT obtain a new one.  If the coach obtains a new license, then it will not auto-validate in the BBCS and will delay their access to the BBCS for 2018.
      • Be sure to updated the USAB gold license cost structure to the following:
        • Base fees for the USAB Gold License for the 2017-2018 season are as follows:
          • US Applicants:
            • Sept 1-Dec 31, 2017: $55 (plus additional background check fees if applicable)
            • Jan 1-March 31, May and June 2018: $65 (plus additional background check fees if applicable)
            • April and July 2018 (event months): $120 (plus additional background check fees if applicable)
        • Non-US Applicants:
          • Sept 1-Dec 31, 2017: $77 (plus additional background check fees if applicable)
          • Jan 1-March 31, May and June 2018: $87 (plus additional background check fees if applicable)
          • April and July 2018 (event months): $142 (plus additional background check fees if applicable)
  • For information on the NCAA Basketball Certification System BBCS and the ECAG user manual.
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