2018-2019 Catalog Winter Update [Archived]

WPE 115 Beginning Coaching Techniques

(Contact Hours: 3) This course deals with the psychology of coaching sports. Typical problems encountered by coaches as well as current trends and issues in coaching will be discussed. Topics include coaches' and athletes' personalities, coaching philosophy, motivational techniques, discipline, communication, budgeting, and administration of athletics. Successful completion of the course qualifies a student for a beginning and intermediate certification through the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) Coaches Advancement Program (CAP). Minimum benchmarks will be enforced.