3 Credits / 45 Hours
in-service credit only
Beginners Guide to Coaching Secondary Athletics
This course is designed to aid and assist beginner coaches embarking on their coaching career. We will discuss a plethora of essentials that all coaches must acquaint themselves with, including team rules, organization, calendar creation, rules of the sport and establishing individual and team goals. We will work on defining success, how to establish clear lines of communication and one of the most repetitive yet important tools of the trade: practice planning. Sample templates of various assignments will be given to assist everybody in creating their own version. This course is a must for new coaches who are looking to establish basic guidelines that will help them form the foundations of their coaching careers.
ON-LINE (3 credits/45 hours) In-service only