NWCCD 2023-2024 Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
NWCCD 2023-2024 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

Athletic Coaching Certificate

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This certificate of completion is designed to meet the requirements for students applying for a coaching permit issued by the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board. The Scientific Foundations of Athletic Coaching course uses ASEP’s curriculum and principles to introduce students to the fundamentals and philosophy of athletic coaching. Throughout this program of study, students will be exposed to many topics including sport psychology, injury prevention and care, theory of sport, diversity in coaching, technical and tactical skills, risk management, and ethics in coaching.

Program Outcomes:

1. Demonstrate injury prevention and treatment techniques.
2.  Apply first aid for treatment of injuries in sports.
3.  Apply Universal Precautions in a safe and effective manner when handling bodily fluids.
4.  Create a personal coaching philosophy.
5.  Explain sport specific rules as they relate to the basic fundamentals of a student selected sport.
6.  Demonstrate Sport Management skills.

Required Course of Study

Fall Semester - 8 credit hours

Spring Semester - 8 credits

Total Credit Hours 16

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