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Online Courses for Coaches and Physical Educators

 

Drake University Continuing Education & Professional Development offers online courses for coaches and physical educators. Nationally-renowned coaches, top physical educators, and professional athletes lend their expertise to bring real-world perspectives to each course. Click on any of the course titles for more information.

How to Register:

  • FALL 2022 COURSES OPEN ON JULY 11, 2022!
  • Choose a course from the listing below and register online.
  • Call 1-800-76-TEACH (1-800-768-3224) with questions or problems.

Course Listing

Coaching Basketball: Building a Culture of Competitiveness, Respect, and Togetherness in your Basketball Program (EDMA 255)
*Self-Paced
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Fall 2022 Course Dates: September 1 – December 16, 2022
The FALL 2022 semester will have rolling registration dates. You may enroll anytime between, September 1 - October 7, 2022 and still be able to complete this self-paced course.
*While this is a self-paced course, you are required to schedule two virtual meetings with your instructor – one at mid-term one at the end of the course.
ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE TO BE TURNED IN BY December 2, 2022,
but you should be submitting your work as you complete it. You then have two weeks to virtually meet with your instructor before the course ends on December 16.
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

This course was designed by Chris Larson, head coach of the Norwalk Warriors. The 2020 Class 3A, Iowa State Champions!

Creating a Successful Football Coaching Legacy Through Culture, Program Development, and Fundamentals (EDMA 257)*Self-Paced
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Fall 2022 Course Dates: September 1 – December 16, 2022
The FALL 2022 semester will have rolling registration dates. You may enroll anytime between, September 1 - October 7, 2022 and still be able to complete this self-paced course.
*While this is a self-paced course, you are required to schedule two virtual meetings with your instructor – one at mid-term one at the end of the course.
ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE TO BE TURNED IN BY December 2, 2022,
but you should be submitting your work as you complete it. You then have two weeks to virtually meet with your instructor before the course ends on December 16.
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

Coaching Track and Field and Cross Country with Integrity, Inclusiveness and Passion (EDMA 258)*Self-Paced
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Fall 2022 Course Dates: September 1 – December 16, 2022
The FALL 2022 semester will have rolling registration dates. You may enroll anytime between, September 1 - October 7, 2022 and still be able to complete this self-paced course.
*While this is a self-paced course, you are required to schedule two virtual meetings with your instructor – one at mid-term one at the end of the course.
ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE TO BE TURNED IN BY December 2, 2022,
but you should be submitting your work as you complete it. You then have two weeks to virtually meet with your instructor before the course ends on December 16.
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

Coaching Wrestling: “Build your A.R.M.O.U.R.” - Setting the Standard of Excellence in Your Wrestling Program (EDMA 279)
*Self-Paced
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Fall 2022 Course Dates: September 1 – December 16, 2022
The FALL 2022 semester will have rolling registration dates. You may enroll anytime between, September 1 - October 7, 2022 and still be able to complete this self-paced course.
*While this is a self-paced course, you are required to schedule two virtual meetings with your instructor – one at mid-term one at the end of the course.
ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE TO BE TURNED IN BY December 2, 2022,
but you should be submitting your work as you complete it. You then have two weeks to virtually meet with your instructor before the course ends on December 16.
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

Concussion in Sport: What We Need to Know as Educators (EDMA 262)
1 Semester Hour of Credit
Not offered for Spring
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-1 semester hour, $220.00 (There is no textbook for this course)

Real Coaching II: Honing The Competitive Edge ONLINE (EDMA 250)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Not offered for Spring.
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Real Coaching II Online Video Introduction

The Mental Edge: Applied Sports Psychology for Coaches (EDMA 251)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Not offered for Spring
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
The Mental Edge Video Introduction

High School Physical Education: Putting National Standards into Action (EDMA 252)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Not offered for Spring
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

High School Phy Ed Video Introduction

EveryBODY Wins: Adapted Physical Education (EDMA 253)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Fall 2022 Course Dates: September 19 – November 13, 2022
*Anticipated Spring 2023 Course Dates: February 6 – April 2, 2023
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

EveryBODY Wins: Adapted PE Video Introduction 

Middle School and High School Health: Building a 21st Century Curriculum (EDMA 254)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Not offered for Spring
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Middle School and High School Health Video Introduction

 

Continuing Education & Professional Development 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. 

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

  • Physical Education, Health, and Coaching (K-12)
  • Coaching (K-12)