This course will dissect the “science” of coaching , which involves building a repertoire of proven instructional methods and understanding the influence of different motivational techniques. The “art” of coaching is knowing and using the right instructional strategy at the right time for the right player. The coaches will study how to use objective and effective procedures for evaluating and selecting players and staff. Adequate attention will be given to administrative details, which is a large part of a successful sports program. This course will teach skills and techniques for positive and effective communication and show the importance of interaction with the public, players, parents, spectators, other coaches, administrators, and the press.
Offered for 2 Semester hours.