2019-20 Catalog 
    Mar 29, 2020  
2019-20 Catalog

Athletic Coaching Certificate

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The Athletic Coaching Certificate fulfills course work required to obtain the Arizona Department of Education Standard Athletic Coaching Certificate grades 7 - 12. The course work also provides continuing education opportunities for current coaching professionals and are ideal courses for transfer students planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree in a similar area of study. The program emphasis is on athlete-centered coaching theories, methods of communication, strategies for motivation, injury prevention and first aid, and anatomy and physiology applied to exercise and sport instruction.

Credit Hours Required: 17

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Athletic Coaching Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe the benefits of an athlete centered coaching philosophy, including coaching objectives and communication style. (PHE154, PHE168, PSY 245)
  2. Discuss methods of teaching physical, mental, technical and tactical skills training, including strategies for team management. (PHE150, PHE154, PHE168, PHE251, PSY 245)
  3. Use assertive communication techniques and strategies for motivating various age groups and skill levels. (PHE154, PHE168, PSY 245)
  4. Apply strategies for injury prevention and recognize exercise and sport related injuries and illnesses. (PHE150, PHE153)


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