Mar 02, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Coaching Minor

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.

Students will: 

  • 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.