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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: 

Drake University Transcripts

Drake University and Continuing Education and Professional Development (CEPD) students will no longer receive complimentary transcripts starting with the courses associated with the fall of 2023 semester. You will find information about ordering official transcripts, including the cost and how to access your unofficial transcript, using the link below.

Feel free to contact Chuck Sengstock if you have any questions:

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

Drake University CEPD Offers courses for coaches and physical educators seeking graduate credit for license renewal, salary advancement, or elective credit. Students should seek prior approval from their school district or appropriate licensing agency before enrolling.

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

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:

  • Coaching (K-12)

How to Register:

  • Courses are listed by content area.
  • Select a course by clicking on the title. Register online by following the prompts. There is no other application process. Register, pay and you're a Drake Bulldog!
  • If you have questions, call 1-800-76-TEACH‌ (1-800-768-3224)


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‌If you are having any difficulty accessing or navigating this website, please contact CEPD Web Support.

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At the heart of Equity and Inclusion at Drake we believe that acting upon opportunities and empowering our community is the way to achieve long term and effective change. That commitment to community is demonstrated by a variety of student, faculty, and staff opportunities to join efforts in programs and initiatives.