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PHED 568 - Foundations of Effective Sport Coaching

(3 credits)
This course provides students with a comprehensive introduction to principles, methods and theories of coaching practice which promote optimal athlete development and sport performance, and support the psychological, emotional and physical well-being of athletes and coaches. The following areas of coaching practice will be examined: coaching values and philosophy; building and maintaining healthy relationships; models of athletic talent and skill development; methods of planning, assessing and evaluating performance outcomes; structuring safe and effective practice environments that support the well-being, learning, skill acquisition, performance excellence and physical literacy of all participants; pre-competition readiness; effective game-day coaching; reflective coaching practices; and strategies to support the emotional and physical wellness of coaches. Offered fall and spring semesters.