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Coaching Minor

Why Minor in Coaching?

The Coaching Minor provides students with fundamental coaching knowledge and skills needed for a variety of sporting environments. This minor was designed to address the following domains (as identified by theNational Association for Sport and Physical Education):(1) Philosophy and Ethics, (2) Safety and Injury Prevention, (3) Physical Conditioning, (4) Growth and Development, (5) Teaching and Communication, (6) Sport Skills and Tactics, (7) Organization and Administration, and (8) Evaluation.

To declare a Coaching Minor
Questions: Contact Dr. Lynn Pantuosco-Hensch: lhensch@westfield.ma.edu

Requirements for Coaching Minor

Requirements for the Coaching Minor - 18 credits

  • MOVP 0100 - Science of Physical Activity and Health
  • MOVP 0107 - Exercise Injuries: Prevention and Treatment
  • MOVP 0220 - Coaching Principles and Practice
  • MOVP 0261 - Theory and Practice of Games I: Analysis of Invasion Games and Striking/Fielding Games in Elementary and Secondary Education
  • MOVP 0321 - Organization and Administration for Exercise Science Note
  • MOVP 0331 - Sport and Exercise Psychology