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New Coaching Courses Added to fall 2021 Schedule

Posted by Tim on August 23, 2021 in Academics

ES 255 Coaching Youth Sports – 3 credits, Lecture, online asynchronous

This course is designed to provide coaches with the necessary tools to run a youth sports organization or team. Discussion will surround the drastic drop in participation at age 13, the importance of proper organization of the team, practice planning, coaching philosophy, managing risk and managing parents. The foundation of the course will be centered around the Bill of Rights for Youth Sports.

ES 352 Sport Nutrition for Coaches – 3 credits, Lecture, online asynchronous

Pre-requisites: NTR 108 and NTR 109

The best technical instruction, coaching methods and conditioning regimens are beneficial only if an athlete’s body is properly fueled and able to operate at peak efficiency. This course will provide scientific-based nutrition information and nutritional advice that coaches and athletes need in order to improve and maintain optimal performance. This course presents nutritional concepts tailored for application by advanced athletics in any sport.

Both courses are part of a new Coaching minor – details will be forthcoming.

These courses do not satisfy ES elective requirements. Please refer to the undergraduate catalog for the list of approved ES electives for each concentration.