Minor in Coaching
The Coaching minor is modeled from the NASPE National Standards for Athletic Coaches which are intended to provide direction for administrators, coaches, athletes and the public regarding the skills and knowledge that coaches should possess. There are a total of 37 standards organized in 8 domains. The domains include: Injury Prevention, Care and Management; Risk Management; Growth, Development and Learning; Training, Conditioning and Nutrition; Social-Psychological Aspects of Coaching; Skills, Tactics and Strategies; Teaching and Administration; and Professional Preparation and Development.
To be eligible for the Coaching minor, candidates must complete 19 credits—12 credits of required courses and 7 credits of elective courses. The candidate must achieve the following in addition to completing the course requirements:
A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) in all required and elective minor courses.
A minimum GPA of 3.0 in the minor.
Required Courses (12 credits):
|PE 3303||Kinesiology for Teachers and Coaches||3|
|PE 3322||Introduction to Sport Psychology||3|
|PE 3370||Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries||3|
|PE 4480||Coaching Problems||3|
Elective Courses (7 credits total):
|Select four (4) credits:||4|
|Practical Applications of Coaching Baseball and Softball|
|Practical Applications of Coaching Basketball|
|Practical Applications of Coaching Football|
|Practical Applications of Coaching Soccer|
|Practical Applications of Coaching Tennis|
|Practical Applications of Coaching Track and Field|
|Practical Applications of Coaching Volleyball|
|Practical Applications of Coaching Wrestling|
|Select three (3) credits:||3|
|Movement Theory and Motor Development|
|Organization and Administration of Physical Education|
|Issues in Sport|