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Courses for Athletic Coaches and Physical Educators

Practical information in convenient distance learning formats.

Nationally-renowned coaches, top physical educators, and professional athletes lend their expertise to bring real-world perspectives to each course. Courses are available in two formats: Video Correspondence and Online. Click the links below for course listings: 

Feedback from Past Participants

  • "I have learned so much as a coach by taking this class that I feel if I implemented just a small percentage of what I have learned I will be more successful as a coach and human being. Thank You."
  • “These courses always help me generate fresh ideas and often verify the good things I’m already doing.”
  • “I really enjoyed the course. It was very well put together, easy to follow, and the content was accurate.”

Continuing Education Credit

Students seeking to use Real Coaching courses for recertification or salary advancement should seek prior approval from their school district or appropriate licensing agency.

At this time we cannot accept registrations from the following states: Washington D.C.

Tax Information

Students taking EDMA courses through Continuing Education and Professional Development during the 2015 calendar year will not have a 1098T tax form available for viewing in blueView unless they were enrolled in a Drake degree program. In so far as is possible, Drake University will provide information, upon request, to any person concerning charges and payments related to their own academic activity at Drake University, regardless of whether or not a 1098T statement was generated. However, under the provisions of FERPA, financial information is protected information that will not be released to any person, other than the student, without the student’s express written consent. Persons who must have this consent to obtain information include a spouse, parent, or tax preparer. Questions should be directed to Student Account Services, (515) 271-2151, Option 4.

The courses found on these pages are not part of the Drake University School of Education K-12 Coaching Endorsement. Specific information regarding these on-campus, undergraduate endorsements may be found on the following page:


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