Overview

The Coaching minor provides students with fundamental coaching knowledge and skills needed for a variety of sporting environments.

Topics Covered 

  • Coaching Principles and Practice 
  • Science of Physical Activity and Health 
  • Exercise Injuries, Prevention, and Treatment 
  • Advanced Exercise Psychology 
  • Theory and Practice of Games 
  • Organization and Administration 

Program Highlights

The minor was designed to address the following domains as identified by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE): 

  • Philosophy and Ethics 
  • Safety and Injury Prevention 
  • Physical Conditioning 
  • Growth and Development 
  • Teaching and Communication 
  • Sports Skills and Tactics 
  • Organization and Administration 
  • Evaluation 

Outcomes

Preparation for a career in coaching in a variety of settings/activities.

Admission Requirements

Students apply to the Program Director.   Enrollment in the Sports Medicine and Human Performance Major is not required. 

  • 18

    Credits

Requirements

Program Description

The Sports Medicine and Human Performance department also offers a minor in coaching open to all majors. For Movement Science and Athletic Training majors, credit may apply to both the major and the minor. This minior provides students with fundamental coaching knowldge and skills needed for a variety of sporting environments. This minor was designed to address the following domains (as identified by the National 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) Organizattion and Admininstration, and 8) Evaluation.

Requirements for the Coaching Minor - 18 credits

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