The Department of Kinesiology offers a coaching minor. The coaching minor is an interdisciplinary curriculum designed to provide students interested in coaching at the youth, high school, or college levels with basic knowledge and skills necessary for competence in coaching. The minor consists of courses offered by several options within the Department of Kinesiology and recreation management and policy. The coursework lays a theoretical and practical framework for students interested in coaching.
Admission to the minor is based on successful completion of KIN 565 Principles of Coaching (grade of C or better), and a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Coaching Minor Requirements
|KIN 565||Principles of Coaching||4|
|KIN 505||Activity, Injuries and Disease||4|
|KIN 650D||Internship in Coaching (one 4-credit internship or two 2-credit internships)||4|
|Select a minimum of two of the following courses:||4|
|Theory of Coaching Basketball|
|Theory of Coaching Football|
|Theory of Coaching Hockey|
|Theory of Coaching Soccer|
|Theory of Coaching Track and Field|
|Select at least one of the following:||4|
|Scientific Foundations of Health and Fitness|
|Recreational Sport Management|
|Sport Media Relations|
|Motor Development and Learning|
|Advanced Topics in Coaching|
|Psychological Factors in Sport|
Students will not be permitted to enroll in KIN 650D Internship in Coaching, until them have completed KIN 565 Principles of Coaching; KIN 505 Activity, Injuries and Disease and at least one theory of coaching class.
To graduate with a coaching minor, individuals must earn a grade of C- or better in all courses associated with the minor (not including KIN 565 Principles of Coaching, which will require a C or better).
Individuals will not be permitted to count coaching minor classes toward their major regardless of the major/degree program.