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What course work must I complete to receive the coaching authorization?

Answer: 

(A) one semester credit hour or ten contact hours in a course relating to knowledge and understanding of the structure and function of the human body in relation to physical activity.

(B) one semester credit hour or ten contact hours in a course relating to knowledge and understanding of human growth and development of children in youth in relation to physical activity.

(C) two semester credit hours or twenty contact hours in a course relating to knowledge and understanding of the prevention and care of athletic injuries and medical and safety problems relating to physical activity.

(D) semester credit hour or fifteen contact hours relating to knowledge and understanding of the techniques and theory of coaching interscholastic athletics. At least five hours of this course must deal with professional ethics in coaching.

 

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Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on April 17, 2014 at 2:33am.