Education

Coaching Endorsement Course Descriptions

PEC110 Coaching Ethics, Techniques and Theory

1 credit – This is one of the four courses required to receive a coaching authorization or endorsement. This course meets the required hours for ethics. By the end of the course participants should be able to explain methodology and responsibilities of a successful coach, apply teaching techniques to sports skills, connect how communication and motivation affect performance, and distinguish appropriate ethical behavior of coaches and students. Taking responsibility for their own learning, participants should be able to plan for an effective and meaningful experience for the athlete that is supported by informed decision-making.

Lecture Hours: 16

PEC115 Athletic Development and Human Growth

1 credit – This is one of the four courses required to receive a coaching authorization or endorsement. This course will connect the participants to the basic concepts of growth and development of students in the 5th through 12th grade who would participate in school sponsored athletics. By the end of this course, participants should be able to explain how and when physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development occurs and how this development affects learning, behavior, and performance. Taking responsibility for their own learning, participants should be able to plan for an effective and meaningful athletic experience for the adolescent that is supported by informed decision-making.

Lecture Hours: 16

PEC123 Anatomy for Coaching

1 credit – This is one of the four courses required to receive a coaching authorization or endorsement. By the end of this course, participants should be able to apply basic physiological concepts to athletics, connect how they affect movement, conditioning, and performance. Taking responsibility for their own learning, participants should be able to plan for an effective and meaningful experience for the athlete that is supported by informed decision-making.

Lecture Hours: 16

PEC127 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

2 credits – This is one of the four courses required to receive a coaching authorization or endorsement. This course will describe the duties and responsibilities in protecting the health of athletes. The course is aimed at recognizing injuries and providing basic care for those injuries as well as techniques to prevent injuries from occurring.

Lecture Hours: 32

PSY121 Developmental Psychology

3 credits – This course presents a life span, developmental approach to the study of the developing person that identifies the behavioral dynamics of the physical, cognitive, social, and affective domains of development with a view to the impact of family, school, and community.

Lecture Hours: 48

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Department Secretary

Deb Hacker
Black Hawk Hall 222
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Advisor

Tami McCoy
Black Hawk Hall 226
319-296-2329 ext.1298
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Catharine Freeman
Black Hawk Hall 224
319-296-4041
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