Graduates of this certificate will be prepared for employment as an assistant or head coach for youth athletes and teams in a variety of settings including schools, recreation programs, club athletic programs and more.
Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared for employment as an assistant coach or head coach and demonstrate safe training methods and effective preparation of individual athletes for competition.
Students will demonstrate and teach safe and effective training and preparation skills and techniques associated with the sport in their area of specialization to students with a variety of skill levels.
Students will be familiar with techniques for motivating athletes and team performance.
Graduates of this program will be be prepared for employment as an assistant or head coach in a variety of youth athletics and recreational programs including schools, recreation programs, club athletic programs and more.
Students must complete a total of 16-18 units of coursework consisting of 13-15 units of required core courses and a minimum of three units selected from a list of restricted elective courses.
A grade of C or better in all courses is required to meet course outcome goal.
(Y1 or S1)
|Required Core Courses:|
|KIN A203||First Aid and CPR||2.0||Y1|
|KIN A204||Techniques and Theory of Coaching Athletes||3.0||Y1|
|KIN A273||Sports Medicine||3.0||Y1|
|KIN A289||Mental Performance and Exercise Psychology||3.0||Y1|
|KIN A205||Coaching Internship||2.0-4.0||Y1|
|Subtotal of Core Course Units:||13.0-15.0|
|Course||Title||Units||Year/Semester (Y1 or S1)|
|Restricted Electives: (Minimum of 3 Units Required)|
|KIN A270||Fitness and Health||3.0||Y1|
|KIN A279||Sports Management||3.0||Y1|
|KIN A280||Strength Conditioning/Theory||3.0||Y1|
|KIN A282||Introduction to Exercise Physiology||3.0||Y1|
|KIN A283||Nutrition, Fitness and Performance||3.0||Y1|
|KIN A288||Stress Management Theory and Application||3.0||Y1|
|Subtotal of Elective Units:||3.0|
|GRAND TOTAL OF REQUIRED UNITS:||16.0-18.0|