According to the American Sport Education Program, any coaching requires a credential. Earn your Certificate of Completion in Athletic Coaching from Sheridan College and meet the requirements set by the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board to work as a full- or part-time coach.
As a student at Sheridan College, you 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.
Our enthusiastic, expert faculty will teach you the fundamental aspects of coaching professional and amateur athletes, from coaching theory to care and prevention of athletic injuries.
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.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that employment of athletic trainers is projected to grow 17 percent from 2021 to 2031.
Faculty and Community
Our dedicated faculty at NWCCD will make sure you understand the fundamentals of Athletic Coaching. From Foundations of Exercise Science to Methods of Training and Conditioning, our enthusiastic, highly trained instructors will guide you through well designed and fun courses.
NWCCD has strong partnerships when it comes to Athletic Coaching. Students who complete the Certificate of Completion in Athletic Coaching pursue higher education across the country.
Careers and Opportunities
Earning Sheridan College’s highly regarded Athletic Coaching Certificate will help launch your career as a coach, your responsibilities and duties may include:
- Planning, organizing, and leading practices
- Teaching techniques, rules, and sportsmanship
- Analyzing strengths and weakness of athletes and teams
- Serving as mentor, encouraging, and shaping athletes
- Calling plays and developing game plans and strategy
- Managing sports statistics
- Recruiting new athletes