Coaching Minor Program Requirements

This minor is offered by the Department of Health, Human Movement, & Sport.

Complete these required courses (15 cr):

Code Course Credits

AHS 1070

Basic Athletic Training

An investigation into the prevention, subsequent treatment and management of common orthopedic injuries. The course includes basic anatomy, use of therapeutic modalities, and principles of athletic conditioning. A practical study of applying athletic tape and wraps is included.

Fee Lab fee $30.

Every Semester

3

PED 2120

Psycho-Social Aspects of Physical Activity

Examines the psychological and sociological frameworks of sport and physical activity for participants at all levels. Includes topics such as motivation, performance enhancement, group dynamics, aggression and socio-cultural influences.

Every semester

3

PED 2160

Emergency Care and Personal Safety

Emergency Care is an American Red Cross Emergency Response Course based on the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) 1995 First Responder: National Standards Curriculum. This course will provide the participant essential information for developing the functional first aid capabilities of a first responder. As a crucial link in the EMS system, first responders evaluate and treat patients until more advanced medical help can arrive. This course does not provide state licensure for ambulance personnel.

Fee Fee $15.

Every semester

3

PED 2090

Principles and Practices of Coaching

An introduction to the basic principles and practices of coaching to include the administration and organization of athletic programs. Emphasis is placed on methods of organizing and planning practices and games, evaluating and fitting equipment, budgeting, facilities, coaching responsibilities, legal issues and ethics. An investigation into the medical aspects of sports will be discussed with emphasis into conditioning techniques, injury prevention and treatment of athletic injury prevention.

Spring

3

PSY 1050

Human Growth and Development

A survey of human developmental psychology from the prenatal period to late adulthood. The major focus is on theoretical and practical implications of developmental research for cognitive, personality and social development. Special attention will be given to interactions between maturation and experience.

Every semester

3

And select two of the following courses (6 cr):

Code Course Credits

PED 2180

Coaching Soccer

This course investigates the fundamental principles and techniques of coaching soccer. Included within the context of the course, the student will learn correct techniques for coaching skills, developing practices, scouting reports, game plans, conditioning programs, and budgets. The student will also learn rules and nomenclature of soccer, refereeing systems, team management techniques, and preparation of statistics. This course is an NSCAA Regional Diploma course.

Fee Fee $60.

Fall

3

PED 2190

Principles of Coaching Ice Hockey

This course will focus on the strategy and theory of coaching ice hockey. The facets of the game discussed will be practice and season planning, appropriate instruction of hockey skills, offensive and defensive tactics, scouting, office and defensive systems, mental training, special teams, goaltending, statistics and coaching professionally. The course will prepare the students to be certified in both Level I (initiation) and 2 (associate) of the USA Hockey Coaching Education Program.

Spring

3

PED 2220

Coaching Basketball

This course encompasses all aspects of basketball and the variety of philosophies and teaching methods that can be used. The rules of the game, different offensive and defensive strategies, organization of a program and the positive and negative aspects of the coaching profession will be topics of study.

Fall

3

PED 2240

Coaching Baseball and Softball

This course will investigate the fundamental principles and techniques of coaching baseball and softball. Included within the context of the course, the student will learn correct techniques for coaching skills, developing practices, game plans, conditioning programs, and budgets. The student will also learn rules and nomenclature of baseball and softball, team management techniques, and preparation of statistics.

Periodically

3

PED 2390

Coaching Football

This course is designed to develop knowledge in the many aspects of coaching football. Included are offensive and defensive positions, stances, job descriptions, formations, schemes, play calling, fronts, coverages, blitzes and stunts. Students learn to use self-scout and opponent video breakdown analysis as it is used for practice and game planning. The terminology, philosophy, strategy, and rules of football are emphasized.

Spring

3

Total credits required: 21 cr