PETC 2720 Sports Coaching Methods
This course combines sport science theory and research with practical knowledge and proper methodology to develop future sport coaches. Special emphasis will be on the many roles and responsibilities a head coach may assume and the current trends and issues facing the coaching profession. Additional emphasis will be placed on current theoretical perspectives in the field of sport psychology and students appropriately evaluating current coaching literature. Additional emphasis will be on nutrition, supplements and training athletes to prevent injury and increase sports performance. Students will leave with the requisite knowledge and pedagogy to successfully coach athletes with or without disabilities in college, high school, and youth sport teams. Students will leave with a NJ coaching certification.
Prerequisite(s): Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Sports Management, Physical Education Majors Only, minimum of 60 credits