Techniques and Theory of Coaching will provide coaches, and future coaches, the knowledge and understanding of the techniques and theory of coaching interscholastic athletics. This is one of four courses that meet the requirements for the coaching authorization issued by the Iowa Department of Education. It is an online course designed to give coaches, and future coaches, the opportunity to prepare and reflect on the many coaching concepts and responsibilities. The course format allows coaches, and future coaches, the ability to direct their effort toward a particular sport of choice.
FlexNet courses are taught via the internet using iNET (located in TritonPass). Students can enroll in a FlexNet course at any time throughout the semester as long as there is space available in the course, except the last three weeks of the term. Students have until the end of the term to complete the course from the time of enrollment and payment. All FlexNet courses end on the same date, the last day of the term, no matter the enrollment date. FlexNet courses do not have weekly deadlines, but it is highly recommended for students to stay on task.
- To help coaches, and future coaches, design a coaching philosophy that relates to his/her sport and style of coaching
- To have coaches, and future coaches, reflect on the importance of character education in sport
- To offer an opportunity to observe other coaches in action to gain insight on coaching styles, methods, and discipline approaches
- To help coaches, and future coaches, design a practice plan that will relates to their sport and circumstances
- To help coaches, and future coaches, develop an energy and muscular fitness program for specific position players
- To help coaches, and future coaches, consider their responsibility as a role model and develop goals and objectives to live healthy lives
- To help coaches, and future coaches, have a better understanding of how to be an effective manager and organizer
- To help coaches, and future coaches, understand the legal duties as a coach
- 15 Assignments
- 15 Assessments
Instructor: David Jump