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Video Correspondence Courses for Coaches and Physical Educators

Students learn from some of the best coaches and physical educators in the United States. Each course includes practical and applicable suggestions students can use to both further their knowledge and advance in their specific area of specialty. You have up to ONE YEAR to complete your coursework. (See below for more details). All of the courses are offered each semester (fall, spring, and summer).

Graduate credit earned from our courses may be used towards license renewal, salary advancement, or elective credit in degree programs. It is YOUR responsibility to check with your state's BOEE for confirmation.

**FALL 2022 will open on September 1, 2022. Register anytime between September 1 and December 16, 2022 for the Fall 2022 semester!

How to Register:

  • Click on a title from the listing below to register online.
  • **Please Note: Starting Fall 2022, students will need to purchase any required texts for each video course. This will allow us to keep tuition at its current rate.   

Course Listing

Theory of Coaching (EDMA 171)
3 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit
DVD format (to be shipped to student at no extra cost although student will need to pay for the return of the videos.)
**No book to purchase
Cost: $325

Ethics in Sports (EDMA 172)
1 Semester Hour of Graduate Credit
DVD format (to be shipped to student at no extra cost although student will need to pay for the return of the videos.)
**No book to purchase
Cost: $215

Teaching Coach (EDMA 173)
3 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit 
**Student needs to purchase: Martens, Rainer Successful Coaching – 4th Edition (2012)  Champaign, Ill. Human Kinetics
DVD format (to be shipped to student at no extra cost although student will need to pay for the return of the videos.)
Cost: $325

Adapted Physical Education (EDMA 174)
3 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit 
**Student needs to purchase: A Teacher’s Guide to Adapted Physical Education: Including Students with Disabilities in Sports and Recreation – 4th edition (2016) by Martin E. Block
Videos are included in the study guide via streamlined links.
Cost: $325

Parent-Athlete-Coach Alliance (EDMA 175)
1 Semester Hour of Graduate Credit 
DVD format (to be shipped to student at no extra cost although student will need to pay for the return of the videos.)
**No book to purchase
Cost: $215

Step Up and Lead (EDMA 176) 
1 Semester Hour of Graduate Credit 
**Student needs to purchase: Janssen, Jeff, M.S.  The Team Captain’s Leadership Manual.  Winning the Mental Game, Cary, NC. (2004)
DVD format (to be shipped to student at no extra cost although student will need to pay for the return of the videos.)
Cost: $215

Team Building for Success (EDMA 177) 
1 Semester Hour of Graduate Credit 
**Student needs to purchase: Janssen, Jeff Championship Team Building. Cary, North Carolina: Winning the Mental Game (2002)
DVD format (to be shipped to student at no extra cost although student will need to pay for the return of the videos.)
Cost: $215

Relevant Elementary Physical Education (EDMA 272) 
3 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit 
**Student needs to purchase: Ratey, J. J., Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain. (2008)
DVD format (to be shipped to student at no extra cost although student will need to pay for the return of the videos.)
Cost: $325

Real Coaching II: Honing the Competitive Edge (EDMA 277)
3 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit 
**Student needs to purchase: Burton, Damon and Raedeke, Thomas D. Sport Psychology for Coaches. Human Kinetics, (2008)
DVD format (to be shipped to student at no extra cost although student will need to pay for the return of the videos.)
Cost: $325

Rev-Up the Revolution: Your Middle School Physical Education Game Plan (EDMA 278)
3 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit
**Student needs to purchase: Game Changer: Phil Lawler’s Crusade to Help Children by Improving Physical Education, PE4life with Ken Reed 
DVD format (to be shipped to student at no extra cost although student will need to pay for the return of the videos.)
Cost: $325

Coursework Information: These unique, self-paced DVD courses fit a busy coach and/or PE teacher's schedule. You have up to ONE YEAR to complete the course(s)! This means your due date for the Fall 2022 course(s) will be the following year, December 16, 2023! Since these DVD courses are self-paced, you may take the entire year to complete OR finish and turn your work in at anytime during that year.

Technology Requirements: A personal computer or laptop (coursework is not compatible with mobile devices such as tablets and cell phones), Microsoft Word, a DVD player, and a personal e-mail address (school e-mails are not recommended due to school district firewalls).

Students will receive a link to download course documents in an email sent via our registration system, LearningStream. Please look for this email.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY: We allow 30 days after your enrollment for you to cancel your course and request a refund, but a $50.00 non-refundable processing fee will be assessed per registrant.
1. An email request for cancellation needs to be sent to: distancelearning@drake.edu.
2. Your course materials (DVDs, if applicable) must be returned to: 
          Championship Productions
          Drake Distance Learning Fulfillment
          2730 Graham St
          Ames, IA 50010

Tax Information: Students taking EDMA courses through Continuing Education and Professional Development during the 2022 calendar year will receive a 1098T tuition form. It is available for viewing in myDrake. Questions related to the 1098T tuition form should be directed to Student Account Services, (515) 271-4777.

Important Transcript Information: The official transcript will list the course and grade in the semester in which you register/enroll for a course, not the semester in which completed coursework is submitted.

Credit Limit: You may enroll in a maximum of 12 credit hours in one semester through Continuing Education & Professional Development.

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.

If you have questions about your coursework, registration or anything else, we strongly encourage you to email us at distancelearning@drake.edu or call ‌1-800-768-3224. Thank you!