Coaching: General Principles and Fundamentals

  • ATH-904
  • 3  Credits
  • Online
  • 4.87 out of 5 stars

Being a successful coach is an enormous challenge. The expectations of today's coaches are higher than ever. This course prepares the modern coach by teaching the principles of coaching based on the sport sciences, and the wisdom of successful coaches. Emphasis on the coach's professional development specific to the overall requirements for success in the coaching profession will be the focus. This course encourages the coach to think about the various elements required to function effectively as an administrator, leader, and psychologist. The ability to successfully organize, lead, motivate, and evaluate is foundational for success in the coaching profession. The course activities are engaging and applicable, meet national standards, allowing the coach to more fully develop those elements and skills beyond simply the teaching and knowledge of sports fundamentals.

NOTE: Required book and online content must be acquired separately.

This course is applicable towards the Coaching For Excellence Certificate.

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