Catalogue 2014 - 2015

PEHR 201 Principles and Practices of Successful Coaching


3 cr.


Completion of two credit PEHR freshman requirement.

Course Description

Upon completion of this course, students will have a knowledge and understanding of the principles essential in coaching at the middle school, high school, or club level. Students will acquire the skills in five basic components necessary to be a successful coach. They are: the principles of coaching, the principles of behavior, the principles of teaching, the principles of physical training, and the principles of management. The course will include two exams, and observational and experiencing research paper on current issues in sports, and the development of a philosophy statement.