3 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit
Theory of Coaching offers video segments that reveal the differences in various levels of competitive sport. Presenters point out the professional and personal roles all coaches must exhibit, and they offer some practical advice about how to use these roles to make the sporting experience a positive one for all.
This course is available on VHS.
Tara VanDerveer, Head Women's Basketball Coach, Stanford University
Head Coach of the Gold Medal-Winning 1996 Olympic Team
Dr. Jan Coakley, Sociology Professor, Center for the Study of Sport and Leisure, University of Colorado
Karlos Kirby, Olympic Athlete
Ricardo Patton, Head Men's Basketball Coach, University of Colorado
Rob Ash, Head Football Coach, Drake University
Lynn King, Former Athletic Director, Drake University
George Wares, Head Softball Coach, Central College, Pella Iowa