College: College of Natural & Health Sciences
A minor in coaching allows students to learn key fundamental elements of the coaching profession in academic and practical settings. Program focal points include learning the physical and mental aspects of the profession, student-athlete safety and training concepts along with practice and game preparation.
Students who successfully complete the coaching minor requirements will meet Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Association (WIAA) requirements for coaching. Students who successfully complete the coaching minor requirements will also meet Illinois High School Association (IHSA) course requirements for coaching but will also need to pass the Illinois By-Law Examination to be certified to coach in Illinois high schools.
Requirements for the Coaching Minor
To receive the coaching minor, students complete the following:
- Complete all required course work (22 credits) shown below for the minor; and
- Earn a grade of C or better (C- is not acceptable) in each of the classes utilized to complete the minor; and
- Achieve a minimum 2.50 GPA in all courses utilized to complete the minor.
|PE 200||Fundamentals of Coaching||3|
|PE 210||Fundamentals of Sports Officiating||3|
|PE 301||Sport Conditioning Practice Design||3|
|PE 305||Coaching Individual and Team Sports||3|
|PE 493||Coaching Practicum||1|
|KSP 210||Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries||3|
|KSP 320||Sport and Exercise Psychology||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Nutrition for Wellness|
|Legal Issues in Sport Management|
|Motor Learning and Skill Acquisition|
|Facility Development and Management|