The coaching minor is open to all undergraduate students, regardless of major. A coaching minor will supplement an existing major.
It is designed for students who:
- Enjoy sports
- Like working with people
- Believe in the values of athletic participation
- Would like to exert a positive influence on the lives of others
Why take a coaching minor?
Athletics can have far-reaching effects physically, socially, emotionally and intellectually in the lives of young people. Responsible coaches are educated and prepared to contribute to the positive influence sport has on athletes and society. The experience gained form participation in athletics is strongly influenced by the qualification and competencies of the coach. With the coaching minor, we strive to achieve educational goals beyond X and O’s. It is important for potential coaches to be trained to work with young adults within a framework of ethical philosophy, practices and procedures. In a nutshell, the classes will prepare you to become a better coach!
Where will it prepare me to coach?
The coaching minor prepares coaches to work with athletes in youth, junior or senior high school, college, club and community recreational sports settings. With the coaching minor you will obtain American Sport Education Program certification. This certification allows you to coach in schools without a teaching certificate.
Coaching Education Requirements
How many hours is it?
A minor in coaching at Emporia State University consists of a minimum of 15 hours.
General education must include ZO 200/201- Anatomy and Physiology and Lab.
PE 305 Theory and Principles of Coaching 3 hrs
PE 320 Principles of Strength and Conditioning 2 hrs
PE 345 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries 3 hrs
PE 420 Psychology of Coaching 3 hrs
PE 520 Coaching Practicum 2 hrs
Two of the following courses
PE 350 Fundamentals and Coaching of Baseball 3 hrs
PE 351 Fundamentals and Coaching of Basketball 3 hrs
PE 352 Fundamentals and Coaching of Football 3 hrs
PE 354 Fundamentals and Coaching of Track and Field 3 hrs
PE 355 Fundamentals and Coaching of Volleyball 3 hrs
PE 356 Fundamentals and Coaching of Softball 3 hrs
PE 357 Fundamentals and Coaching of Tennis/Golf 3 hrs
PE 358 Fundamentals and Coaching of Soccer 3 hrs
Total 18 hours
Coaching Opportunities near Emporia State
The coaching education program at Emporia State is seeking to place students in coaching situations so they may gain practical experience. These coaching positions can be volunteer or paid positions. If you are looking for a coach, and would like some assistance in filling an open coaching position, or simply want more coaching help, please submit the following information.
Please submit the following information and your coaching position will be listed.
Name of school
Head or assistant
Volunteer or paid
Starting date Ending date