Theories of Coaching

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Theories of Coaching I

Fall 2019 

Monday – Wednesday 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Instructor: Dan Gayle

Course Description

An introduction to the theory and applied practice of athletic coaching for prospective athletic coaches and physical education teachers.

Course Objectives

  • Develop a personal coaching philosophy
  • Identify the characteristics associated with athletes and their motivation
  • Identify the different components of character development
  • Explain the importance of coaching in a safe and secure environment
  • Identify how to reduce risk potential and manage athletes safety
  • Identify the different methods of training and learn when each is most appropriate to use
  • Identify different team building approaches