Coaching Concentration

The concentration in Coaching prepares students for entry-level coaching positions in a variety of youth and adult sport and recreation settings, including schools and colleges, community sports programs, and professional sports. Students will apply principles related to all aspects of coaching, including player, team, and administrative communication, leadership, and planning and concepts associated with an athlete’s physical, social, and psychological well-being during a two-credit internship (field experience) with a Coach or appropriate Athletics Administrator. All concentration courses must be complete or in-progress to enroll in the internship (HSCS 4499). The concentration is open to all students, regardless of major.

A concentration in Coaching requires 13 hours of coursework (5 courses)

Required Courses

HSCS 1101Emergency Techniques2
HSCS 2321Principles of Athletic Coaching 3
HSCS 3430Athletic Administration3
HSCS 3440Sport Psychology3
HSCS 4499Internship in Health Sciences1-6

Two hours required for HSCS 4499