COA - Coaching

Courses

COA 205. Introduction to Coaching. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S

Introductory coaching course which will cover basic information from the beginning level in the American Coach Effectiveness Program.

COA 256. Coaching Track and Field. 2 Credits. (2 Lec) F

PREREQUISITE: COA 205 with a grade of at least a "C" and declared Coaching minor. The technique of all track and field events. Emphasis on teaching progressions in all events. Classroom sessions include development of training schedules, tactics, strategy, philosophy, meet organization, and officiating.

COA 316. Football Coaching Theory. 1 Credit. (1 Lec) S

PREREQUISITE: COA 205 with a grade of at least a "C" and declared Coaching minor. Basic fundamentals and techniques used in coaching football.

COA 317. Basketball Coaching Theory. 1 Credit. (1 Lec) F

PREREQUISITE: COA 205 with a grade of at least a "C" and declared Coaching minor. This course is set up to provide the student a working knowledge of basketball coaching techniques and philosophies. The course should assist the student in developing his/her own basketball coaching philosophy.

COA 318. Soccer Coaching Theory. 1 Credit. (1 Lec) F

PREREQUISITE: COA 205 with a grade of at least a "C" and declared Coaching minor. A working knowledge of soccer coaching tactics and techniques.

COA 319. Volleyball Coaching Theory. 1 Credit. (1 Lec) S

PREREQUISITE: COA 205 with a grade of at least a "C" and declared Coaching minor. A working knowledge of volleyball coaching tactics and techniques.

COA 395. Practicum:Coaching Application. 1 Credit. (1 Lec; 3 cr max) F,S,Su

PREREQUISITE: COA 205 with a grade of at least a "C" and declared Coaching minor. Assignment of prospective coaches to specific sports. Discussion and feedback on planning and implementation in practical setting.

COA 405. Advanced Concepts in Coaching. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S,Su

PREREQUISITE: COA 205 with a grade of at least a "C" and declared Coaching minor or consent of instructor. The class is intended for student in the MSU coaching minor and/or experienced coaches who wish to examine current issues in coaching such as dealing with athletes with concussions, coaching the female athlete, emphasizing sportsmanship and ethics in sport, or coach/parent relationships in detail.

COA 567. Prof Issues in Coaching. 3 Credits. (3 Lec)

On demand PREREQUISITE:COA 205, COA 395 or three years of successful coaching in public schools. In depth examination of at least one sub-topic from the Montana High School Coach Certification curriculum that is, prevention, care and rehabilitation of injuries, risk management in sport; sociological and psychological aspects of coaching; coaching the female athlete.