Coaches provide inspiration and leadership to sports teams—both competitive and recreational. The coaching minor equips you with the tools needed in many coaching roles. Certification by the American Sport Education Program is also available through this minor.


  • The coaching minor offers you the basic tools needed for coaching any type of sports program: first aid, caring for injuries (and preventing them), nutrition, coaching methods and analyses of sports.

Career opportunities

The coaching minor is ideal if you plan to major in an area of education but would also like to coach school sports. The minor also prepares you for walk-on coaching roles in school and community programs.