Are you inspired to pursue coaching? This Academy will assist you in achieving your coaching authorization in Iowa. The program includes theory of coaching, human growth and development, and care of athletic injuries. The Coaching Authorization will allow you to pursue coaching opportunities while working towards a teaching degree or as a non-teaching professional.
- Teaching athletes skills
- Improving performance
- Developing strategies to win
- Ensuring player safety
Coaching jobs provide…
- Ability to share your passion for a sport
- Leadership skills
- Reward of serving others
- Additional income
During High School
Term 1 - Fall, 5 credits
- PEC:110 Coaching Ethics, Techniques and Theory, 1 credit
- PEC:115 Athletic Development and Human Growth OR PSY:121 Developmental Psychology, 1 credit
- PICK ONE, 1 credit:
- BIO:157 Human Biology
- BIO:163 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology
- BIO:168 Human Anatomy and Physiology
- PEC:123 Anatomy for Coaching
- PEC:127 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries, 2 credits
Award: Coaching Authorization, 5 credits
Careers in Coaching
- High School Athletic Coach
Teaches fundamental skills in a sport, providing training and instruction to help athletes improve performance and teamwork. High school coaches typically work in teaching positions with the school.
- Youth Sports Coach
Encourage and help young athletes play their best individually or as a team in a wide range of sports such as baseball, softball, basketball, soccer and more. May be a volunteer or work in education.
- Collegiate Athletic Coach
Oversees all aspects of a college’s athletic program, including recruiting top talent, organizing practices, developing skills, preparing athletes for competition and ensuring students keep up with their studies.
- Professional Athletic Coach
Trains, guides and motivates professional athletes to defeat the competition using extensive knowledge of rules, strategies and techniques of their sports. Many also focus on recruiting new athletes.
Questions? Call toll-free 1-888-336-3907, email email@example.com or contact the college nearest you and ask to speak to an advisor.
- Clinton Community College, 563-244-7000
- Muscatine Community College, 563-288-6000
- Scott Community College, 563-441-4000
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