The Coaching Minor at Saint Joseph’s College prepares student to provide a sports program that focuses on the intellectual, social and physical growth of athletes in a value-centered environment. Students will understand the pivotal role they will play as coaches in the lives of athletes.
Prepare and implement practice plans focusing on proper instruction, sequencing and safety of the athletes.
Understand the importance of injury prevention, care and return to play protocols in conjunction with health care professionals.
Assess emergency situations and activate emergency action plans
Understand the psychological importance of sports participation among athletes
Understand the legal issues associated with sports coaching.