Coaching Certificate

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$300K
$300K
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COACHING CERTIFICATE 13 HOURS

  • This course is a study of the treatment and prevention of specific sport injuries resulting from activities in the home, recreation, intramural and extramural settings. It will cover the identification of injuries, proper treatment after they occur, and preventive measures. Students learn now to create a safe environment for athletes.
    Offered: Fall, odd semester Prerequisite: None
  • The study of psychological and related theoretical concerns associated with sports, in relationship to prayer and spiritual influence.
    Offered: Fall, odd semester Prerequisite: None
  • This course will help students define and understand the concepts of management and leadership within sport organizations. There will be a focus upon the various skills, roles, and functions of sport managers. This course places sport organizations in the context of their environment and emphasizes the manager’s role in adapting and reacting to changes in the environment.
    Offered: Spring Prerequisite: MG215
  • This course combines sound, proven strength and conditioning principles with the latest methodologies. Training programs are based on proven scientific training principles. Specifically the course will focus on the development of power, speed, acceleration, agility, and quickness for the development of high quality sport performance.
    Offered: Spring Prerequisite: SM102
  • This course will focus on general techniques and concerns dealing with coaching. A specific focus will be placed on effective instructive skills in coaching, including feedback, use of practice time, and fundamental techniques of sports skills. As part of this course’s practical experience, the student will serve as an assistant coach for one of our varsity sports.
    Offered: Fall Prerequisite: SM102

For help with declaring a minor or certification, please contact the University Registrar’s Office. Students changing majors, may consider using coursework from the previous major toward one of these programs. Guidelines for minors and certifications may be found in the Academics section of the Traditional Undergraduate Catalog, under “Additional Program Options.”

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