Skill Award in Coaching

This skill award provides students with a coaching foundation. An emphasis is placed on different aspects of coaching including philosophies and techniques, first aid, injury care and prevention, and history of sport.

Required courses:
KIN 167Women in Sport3
KIN 169Introduction to Coaching3
KIN 177First-Aid Responding To Emergencies3
KIN 182Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries3
Select one (1) of the following:
Introduction to Recreation, Individual, and Team Sports3
Softball Theory2
Baseball Theory2
Basketball Theory2
Aquatic Theory and Techniques2
Total Units14-15

Skill Award Level Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Coaching Skill Award will:
  1. Display basic proficiency in First Aid/CPR or care and prevention of athletic injuries.
  2. Demonstrate a functional knowledge of sport coaching techniques and philosophy.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of health related fitness components.

1-Term Curriculum Map Example
This map represents one possible pathway through the program and is only for reference.

*It is highly recommended that you make an appointment to create a customized education plan that fits your needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
KIN 167 Women in Sport 3
KIN 169 Introduction to Coaching 3
KIN 177 First-Aid Responding To Emergencies 3
KIN 182 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3
KIN 165
Introduction to Recreation, Individual, and Team Sports
or Softball Theory
or Baseball Theory
or Basketball Theory
or Aquatic Theory and Techniques
 Total Units14

Note: Course selections may affect total unit value.  

Career Opportunities

There are a variety of careers you can do with this major.


To explore more about this major, schedule an appointment with a career counselor.