Coaching: Building Character & Sportsmanship
- 3 Credits
Think about the effects of athletic competition on the moral reasoning processes of the athlete with which he/she is entrusted to work. Issues regarding an individual's desire for team success and performance relative to character and sportsmanship are covered. The activities of this course are designed to better acquaint and refine within the coach, those elements and understanding of sport relative to its effect on character development through interactions with other successful coaches by way of the interview process, readings, personal reflection, and guided evaluation through practical experiences with current student-athletes. NOTE: Required textbook and online course material must be purchased separately.