The Coaching Certificate is designed to prepare students for employment as a coach in the sport/athletic career field. It is possible to complete this certificate in one calendar year. The curriculum has been designed to equip the student with the background, both theoretical and practical, to pursue a job as a coach. Students will be prepared to take the mandatory C.I.F. test for employment. Courses in theory of coaching, nutrition, sports psychology, athletic administration, first aid and athletic training will prepare the student for responsibilities in the field of coaching. The intent of this program is to prepare students so they may pursue a job or career in coaching and after its completion students will be prepared for immediate entry-level employment in the field of coaching.
|COURSE INFORMATION||YEAR ONE:||YEAR TWO:|
|Course||Course Title||Annual # of Section||Annual Enrollment Total||Annual # Sections||Annual Enrollment Total|
|KIN 203||Theory of Coaching||2||35||2||12|
|KIN 204||Exercise Nutrition||New Course|
|KIN 206||Athletic Administration||New Course|
|KIN 231||First Aid & CPR||8||137||4||61|
|KIN 232||Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries||2||20||1||13|
|KIN 108 ABC||Weight Training||60||454||18||68|
|KIN 138 ABC||Physical Fitness||45||242||9||23|
|KIN 142 ABC||Conditioning for Sports||3||16||6||33|
|KIN 168 ABC||Yoga||27||203||15||70|
This Coaching Certificate is designed to give students a comprehensive academic foundation in coaching including but not limited to sport specific coaching techniques and skills, nutrition and hydration, CPR, first aid, athletic training, leadership and administration, the impact of sport psychology and safe strength training techniques. There is no current statewide certification for junior high, high school and recreational coaches thus coaches with this foundation of knowledge will have a leg up in the hiring process. This program will not only provide knowledge on creating a comprehensive sport specific season plan, but how to execute on that plan and the student will be able to design and develop a comprehensive plan by using appropriate and current strategies and trends in coaching.
1. Formulate daily practice and full season plans of practice for their respective sport.
2. Demonstrate the basic principles of coaching including communication, motivation and goal setting.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of sports psychology and the impact it has on individual and team performance.
4. Develop a basic understanding of the body, athletic injuries, rehabilitation, and recovery.
5. Identify the principles of athletic administration, event management, emergency management, legal liability and problem solving.
6. Obtain a First Aid & CPR card.
Program Learning Outcomes:
1. Complete a daily practice plan that includes warm-up, activity, instruction, and cool-down.
2. Complete a yearly team plan including pre-season, in-season and off-season training practices, conditioning, lectures, parent meetings, tryouts, fundraisers and team activities.
3. Complete a communication plan that includes athletes and parents.
4. Prepare a plan to utilize sports psychology techniques such as visualization, guided imagery, and motivation.
5. Determine their coaching style and prepare a sport specific implementation plan.
6. Learn first aid techniques that can be used with their team during practices and games.
7. Learn how to administer CPR.
8. Learn how to access athletic injuries and apply proper taping techniques prior and during athletic contests.
9. Develop and emergency action plan for their team on their school’s athletic facility.
10. Access safety hazards on their athletic facility and understand the importance of proper procedure and paperwork.
11. Understand the responsibilities of being a coach that is in charge of young athletes/minors.
|KIN 201||Sports Psychology||3||Y1|
|KIN 203||Theory of Coaching||3||Y1|
|KIN 204||Exercise Nutrition||3||Y1|
|KIN 206||Athletic Administration||3||Y2|
|KIN 231||First Aid & CPR||3||Y2|
|KIN 232||Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries||3||Y2|
|CHOOSE 1 COURSE||1 unit||Y1|
|KINF 108 A, B or C||Beginning, Intermediate or Advanced Weight Training|
|KINF 138 A, B or C||Beginning, Intermediate or Advanced Physical Fitness|
|KINF 142 A, B, or C||Beginning, Intermediate or Advanced Conditioning for Sport|
|KINF 168 A, B or C||Beginning, Intermediate or Advanced Yoga|
Diann Thursby · 04/07/21
Received regional recommendation at 4-5-2021 IEDRC Deans Meeting.