How old do you need to be to attend an academy? Sam Schultz March 17, 2017 16:17 Updated Follow All academy attendees must be 18 years of age or older. Related articles What are the locations for Coach Academies? Are there any group discounts available for the coach academy? Which license do I need in order to coach in and/or operate an NCAA-certified event? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.