Coaching Minor

Students will complete five or six courses as follows: Required:

  • SpSc 201 Basic Athletic Training
  • SpSc 212 Foundations of Coaching
  • SpSc 240 Kinesiology
  • SpSc 301-307 OR SpSc 205 Theory of Individual and Team Sport
  • Psyc 201 Human Growth or Development OR Educ 118 Student Development and Learning


  • SpSc 319 Coaching internship

Information on applying for an Iowa Coaching Authorization/Endorsement.

For students interested in seeking a coaching license or endorsement in Iowa, completion of the Concussion Training approved by the Iowa High School Athletic Association or Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union is required in addition to coursework. The training can be completed here: