Dec 10, 2023  
2019-2020 Van Loan Catalog 
2019-2020 Van Loan Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SLD 553 - Successful Coaching

Students will learn about the specialized field of coaching and athletic administration, including how to maintain a championship caliber culture in athletics. Students will explore how to build sportsmanship, schedule contests, obtain sponsorships, prepare a competitive team, and address how the experience of an athlete is used in the game of life. They will also be exposed to techniques and strategies required to build and evaluate athletes as well as coaches. Students will examine the importance of game planning and preparing a team to be ready for its opposition; scouting, analyzing film and making adjustments based on the competition’s strengths and weaknesses. They will also learn the importance of fundraising. The specific topics aforementioned will cover youth, high school, college and professional coaching. All subject matter will cover the fundamentals of being a successful coach.

Credits: 3