PE303 - The Principles and Problems of Coaching
The primary purpose of this course is the study of the theory and principles of athletic coaching. Topics such as character, objectives, and goals in coaching, practice and game organization, fiscal and facilities management, public relations, liability issues, coaching relationships, scouting, recruiting, an understanding of sound conditioning components, tactical strategies and different coaching styles will be analyzed. Trends and current issues in athletics will be considered with emphasis on sport as a part of the educational system. This course is recommended for junior-level students and above.