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Two university of Central Missouri students receive $5,000 scholarships in the Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology
Brian Hughes UCM Athletic Training Education program
Nick University of Central Missouri Physical Education major




Coaching Minor

Coaching Minor*

Nutrition & Kinesiology’s Minor in Coaching prepares students for potential opportunities in coaching. This minor allows student to focus on their sport of interest while gaining practical experience in coaching.

MINOR REQUIREMENTS 22 hours
PE 1800 Functional Anatomy 3
PE 2100 Foundation of Teaching PE 3
PE 3310 Analysis and Teaching of Physical Training 3
OR    
PE 2900 Essentials of Personal Training 3
AT 3610 Care & Prevention of Injuries 3
HED 4330 First Aid and CPR 1
PE 4550 Introduction to Coaching 3
PE 4551 Fundamental Techniques in Coaching 3
PE 4560 Coaching Sport Analysis 2
PE 4561 Coaching Practicum 1


Coaching Course Descriptions:

PE 4550, Intro to Coaching: Students are introduced to coaching as a profession. This general overview of coaching addresses standards, responsibilities, philosophy, and issues in coaching.

PE 4551, Fundamental Techniques in Coaching: Students are introduced to coaching as a profession. This general overview of coaching addresses standards, responsibilities, philosophy, and issues in coaching.

PE 4560, Coaching Sport Analysis: Students perform an in-depth study of the theory and coaching of a particular sport.

PE 4561, Coaching Practicum: The student completes a 100-hour (minimum) practical experience observing and coaching.

Complete list of PE course descriptions

*UCM does not confer teacher certification for this minor.
Certification to coach is not required in the state of Missouri.