Athletic Coaching

Athletic coaching Sheridan College

Athletic Coaching

  • Athletic Coaching

Location:
Sheridan College
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Degree Options: Certificate 

Do you love sports? Do you see yourself pacing the sidelines, shaping athletes, or leading teams to championships? Athletic coaching is a field that requires credentialing and NWCCD can help you earn those credentials. NWCCD’s Athletic Coaching certificate of completion program, offered at Sheridan College, is designed to meet the requirements from the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board. If you are interested in pursuing coaching as a full- or part-time career, you should enroll in this program.

 

Industry Outlook

The rise in participation rates in high school and college sports across the country has led to an increasing demand for coaches and scouts. With increasing enrollments and high schools offering more athletic opportunities and programs, coaches may find work in a variety of locations. Employment of coaches and athletic scouts, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, is projected to grow 15% from 2012-2022, adding 36,000 jobs across the country.

 

Careers and Opportunities

Earning NWCCD’s highly regarded Athletic Coaching certificate of completion will help launch your career in the coaching profession. As a coach, your duties and responsibilities may include:

 

  • Plan, organize, and lead practices
  • Teach techniques, rules, and sportsmanship
  • Analyze strengths and weakness of athletes and teams
  • Mentor, encourage, and shape athletes
  • Call plays and strategize game plans
  • Manage sports statistics
  • Recruit new athletes

 

 

Coaches all across the U.S. are teaching, guiding, and leading athletes from junior varsity to the professional ranks. Where will your coaching career take you?

 

Our Program

Designed to meet the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board, the Athletic Coaching certificate of completion at Sheridan College will equip you with the credentials you need to start your coaching career. Students who complete this program apply for a coaching permit through the state. Following the successful completion of that process, you may pursue a variety of coaching positions. As a student, you will have the opportunity to observe and work with athletic teams to have a hands-on experience.

 

The program’s engaging courses are taught by local and experienced coaches from the high school and college levels. Small class sizes, interactions with athletic teams and opportunities for active, hands-on learning in the coaching field are highlights for many students. Throughout this program, you instructors will cover a variety of related topics, including, sport psychology, injury prevention and care, theory of sport, diversity in coaching, technical and tactical skills, risk management, and ethics in coaching.

 

Small class sizes, interactions with athletic teams and opportunities for active, hands-on learning in the coaching field are highlights for many students.

 

Faculty and Community

At Sheridan College, we have enthusiastic, experienced faculty who will guide you through our Athletic Coaching certificate of completion program. They will teach you the fundamental aspects of coaching professional and amateur athletes, from coaching theory to care and prevention of athletic injuries.

 

Northern Wyoming Community College District also has strong relationships with local, regional and national level coaches who lend us their expertise to bring to the classroom. As a student, you will be well prepared to start your coaching career.

 

To enhance your experience in the Athletic Coaching program, our instructors will guide you through the Scientific Foundations of Athletic Coaching course, which implements the American Sport Education Program’s industry-standard curriculum and principles to introduce you to the fundamentals and philosophy of athletic coaching.

 

Are you interested in the Athletic Coaching certificate at Sheridan College? Apply now!

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About NWCCD


Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD) is a multi-campus community college serving Sheridan, Campbell, and Johnson Counties. Committed to creating student success and making a difference in the communities it serves, NWCCD serves over 6,500 credit and non-credit students per year.

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