Coaching (COACHING)

Courses

COACHING 100   WIAA COACHING CERTIFICATION: COACHING PRINCIPLES/SPORTS FIRST AID   3 Units

The course serves as the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) certified coaching course for students who are not seeking licensure in education. The course will develop a basic knowledge of sport first aid and coaching principles. This course does not count toward the coaching minor.

COACHING 240   INTRODUCTION TO COACHING   2 Units

A course designed to introduce undergraduate students to the profession of coaching. The nature of the profession, qualifications, skills and issues relative to the profession will be explored.

COACHING 250   APPLICATION OF MECHANICAL PRINCIPLES TO COACHING   2 Units

This course is designed as an introductory course to the fundamentals of movement.
PREREQ: PEPROF 271 OR BIOLOGY 120

COACHING 252   SPORTS PEDAGOGY: TEACHING AND COACHING SPORTS SKILLS   3 Units

This course introduces the student to motor learning/motor development, teaching styles, understanding and writing of teaching/coaching objectives, and the planning, teaching and organization of sports skills. It will also involve the student in a teaching practicum.

COACHING 255   CONDITIONING FOR INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS   2 Units

This course is designed to give the student the knowledge needed to develop an agility, endurance, and strength program for all sports.
PREREQ: COACHING 250

COACHING 256   PSYCHO-SOCIAL ASPECTS OF COACHING   2 Units

A study of the social and psychological factors that impact athletic performance. Theoretical and applied perspectives will be explored from a coaching framework.

COACHING 260   HISTORY AND SOCIAL ASPECTS OF ATHLETICS   3 Units

This course is designed to deal with the historical and sociological aspects of athletics as they pertain to every day living. Emphasis will be directed toward the social aspects and historical implications. Areas to be covered include those of socio-economic relationships, building athletics into an American heritage, industrial revolution, athletics and the school, and the future of athletics in our society.

COACHING 265   COACHING OF COMMUNITY SPONSORED SPORTS   3 Units

Designed for men and women who wish to take part in the coaching of community sponsored sports. The role of community sponsored sports in the total picture of a young person's development, the organization and administration, and the actual coaching of community sponsored sports will be covered.

COACHING 341   ADVANCED TOPICS IN STRENGHT AND CONDITIONING   3 Units

This course presents advanced strength training and conditioning theory and practice. Designed primarily for students' specilaizing in strength and conditioning, the course explores advanced periodization models and their utilization, mastery and analysis of Olympic lifts, plyometric programming, ergogenic aids (identification, legal implications, nutritional alternatives,) facility design, and special population needs.
PREREQ: COACHING 255

COACHING 342   PRINCIPLES OF OLYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING   3 Units

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of Olympic weightlifting technique and program design. Designed primarily of students' specializing in strength and conditioning, the course explores the theoretical underpinnings of the Olympic weightlifing movements and its uses in athletic preparation and general fitness.
PREREQ: COACHING 255

COACHING 350   COACHING OF FOOTBALL   2 Units

An in-depth study of the game of football, and the coaching techniques that lead to a successful program. Special emphasis in the areas of building offenses and defenses, with a good hard look at related areas.

COACHING 351   COACHING OF BASKETBALL   2 Units

This course is designed for those men and women who wish to become basketball coaches. The administration, organization, and management principles, as well as rules, techniques of individual and team play, strategy, psychology, and problems of coaching are pursued through lectures, discussions, practices, and demonstrations.

COACHING 352   COACHING OF BASEBALL   2 Units

Primarily designed for men and women who wish to become baseball/softball coaches. The organization, psychology, coaching techniques, team selection techniques, training program and fundamentals skills will be covered by lecture and demonstrations.

COACHING 353   COACHING OF TRACK AND FIELD/CROSS COUNTRY   3 Units

Primarily designed for men and women who wish to become track and field /cross country coaches. The organization, motivation, coaching techniques and training programs for each event /sport will be covered by lecture and demonstration.

COACHING 354   COACHING OF SWIMMING   2 Units

To provide candidates with the skills and knowledge necessary to coach a swimming team. All aspects of coaching philosophy, techniques, training, stroke analysis, organization, and management will be covered by lecture, demonstration, observation, and participation. Prereq: Ability to swim at the intermediate level.

COACHING 356   COACHING OF WRESTLING   2 Units

This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills essential to the coaching of competitive wrestling.

COACHING 359   COACHING OF VOLLEYBALL   2 Units

Primarily designed for men and women who seek advanced volleyball knowledge or wish to coach volleyball. Includes skill analysis, offensive and defensive strategy, plays, sociology and psychology of sport, organization, training, scouting and rules.

COACHING 360   COACHING OF SOCCER   2 Units

This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills essential to the coaching of competitive soccer. Prereq: Consent of instructor or evidence of basic skills in soccer.

COACHING 361   COACHING OF SOFTBALL   2 Units

This course will focus on building an understanding of the components necessary for successful coaching in the game of softball. Included will be the administration, development, implementation and evaluation of a softball program. Priority will be placed on actual coaching techniques and strategies. The course will examine the relationship of the coach to the athlete, the team and the community emphasizing the potential benefits to all those involved.

COACHING 460   ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS   2 Units

This course is designed for those individuals who wish to become athletic coaches or administrators. The organization and administration of an athletic program will be covered.
PREREQ: COACHING 240, COACHING 250, COACHING 255, COACHING 256, COACHING 461 AND 2 CREDITS IN COACHING 350-COACHING 361

COACHING 461   PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES   2 Units

This course is designed to give the student the knowledge needed to develop agility, endurance, and strength programs for all sports.
PREREQ: COACHING 250

COACHING 463   CHILDREN AND SPORTS   3 Units

Explore the historical perspective and the present controversy surrounding the involvement of children in competitive sport. Future directions for competitive sport for children will be a major focus.

COACHING 464   MANAGING ATHLETIC PRACTICE SESSIONS   2 Units

Explore the historical perspective and the present controversy surrounding the involvement of children in competitive sport. Future directions for competive sport for children will be a major focus.
PREREQ: PSYCH 211 OR EQUIV AND CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

COACHING 470   PRACTICUM IN ATHLETIC TRAINING   Repeatable   1-4 Units

A course designed to give the prospective student trainer actual experience in the training room, working with athletes.
PREREQ: COACHING 461 AND PEPROF 271 AND PEPROF 281

COACHING 480   LEGAL ASPECTS OF SPORT AND RECREATION ACTIVITIES   3 Units

This course will examine the complexities of sport and recreation litigation, primarily focused on educational institutions. Students will use this knowledge to aid their professional growth in the fields of sport and recreation activity. Topics such as risk management, contracts, liability, and policy development will provide a better understanding of the law with respect to challenges encountered by sport and recreation professionals.
PREREQ: JUNIOR/SENIOR STATUS OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR
CROSS-LISTED: COACHING 480 AND RECREATN 480

COACHING 490   WORKSHOP IN INTERCOLLEGIATE OR INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS   Repeatable   1-6 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing "hands on" and participatory instructional techniques. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major. Prereq: Consent of advisor or department chair.

COACHING 492   FIELD STUDY IN COACHING   2-3 Units

Field study in coaching provides undergraduate students with a supervised capstone experience in coaching. Students will be placed with department approved university/public/private/community teams/programs to obtain practical experience in the sport(s) of their choice. The site selection will be consistent with the professional objectives selected by the student. Prereq: Consent of department chair.

COACHING 496   SPECIAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-4 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings.

COACHING 497   EXCHANGE STUDY   Repeatable   1-12 Units

Variable topics.

COACHING 498   INDEPENDENT STUDY   Repeatable   1-4 Units

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of 4 credits in major. Prereq: Consent of advisor or department chair.