Coaching Minor

Students will complete four of the following required courses:

  • SpSc 110* Intro to Health Careers & Injury Management
  • SpSc 160* Basic Athletic Training
  • SpSc 120 Functional Human Anatomy
  • SpSc 212 Foundations of Coaching
  • Psyc 201^ Human Growth or Development
  • Educ 118^ Student Development and Learning

  */^ Denotes students have the option to take either course

Plus one of the following courses:

  • SpSc 170 Sports Psychology
  • SpSc 301 Theory of Coaching Football
  • SpSc 302 Theory of Coaching Basketball

Recommended Courses:

  • SpSc 319 Coaching Internship
  • SpSc 310 Exercise Physiology

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: