Coaching Certificate

The certificate in coaching prepares students interested in pursuing a career in coaching. The
minor includes study of the physical, social, medical, and strategies of coaching individual and
team sports and the application of these principles in an actual coaching setting through a
practicum experience.

Students who complete a coaching minor should be able to:

1. Demonstrate an understanding of theories and competencies to coaching setting;
2. Plan and implement developmentally-appropriate practice plans for athletes;
3. Implement appropriate pedagogical techniques in coaching settings; and
4. apply ethical behavior in coaching settings;

SM 203Sport in Society3
SM 300Principles & Qualities of Coaching3
SM 304Principles of Sports Medicine3
SM 407Psychology of Sport3
SM 496Sports Management Internship3
Total Hours15