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ES 461: Principles of Coaching Fall 2020

Posted by Tim on August 6, 2020 in Academics

ES 461 Special Topics – Principles of Coaching

Fall 2020 – Online, 3 credits

Open to all majors

Description: This course examines the theories and principles of effective coaching, including philosophy, ethics, strategies, team motivation and organization, coach-athlete relationships, practice planning, and the administration of facilities, personnel, and contests.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  • Discuss the history of competition, sports, and coaching
  • Develop a coaching philosophy and understand the major objectives of coaching and factors that are involved in selecting a coaching style
  • Apply the four step coaching process and become familiar with w/p/w vs. p/p/w coaching approaches
  • Describe how coaches and athletes develop trust between each other
  • Discuss the long term player development pathway
  • Discuss the long term player development pathway
  • Explain the principles and applications for effectively communicating with and listening to athletes