Athletics Coaching

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Type of Degree: Minor
Department:  Human Performance and Sport Studies Department

This minor prepares you for entry level athletics coaching at the youth, recreational or interscholastic level. It is a good fit for education majors interested in coaching, students who are interested in coaching part-time or as a special interest, or student-athletes who may be interested in pursuing their passion further in coaching.

Through this minor, you will learn best practices in coaching techniques, understand developmentally appropriate practices in teaching youth sports and the relationship of sport in our society, improve your proficiency in the execution of sports fundamentals, and understand the dynamics of inclusion in sports programs.

Minor in Athletics Coaching

Required:

•  HHP 203: Coaching Techniques
•  HHP 211: History of Sport and Fitness
•  HHP 302: Administration and Organization of Physical Education
•  HHP 316: Sport and Society
•  HHP 317: Early Movement Experiences
•  HHP 454: Adaptive Physical Education

Select 5 courses from:

•  HHP 204: Teaching of Basketball
•  HHP 205: Teaching of Volleyball
•  HHP 206: Teaching of Soccer
•  HHP 207: Teaching of Softball
•  HHP 208: Teaching of Track and Field
•  HHP 209: Teaching of Tennis
•  HHP 210: Teaching of Swimming
•  HHP 339: Teaching of Dance and Gymnastics

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