Sport Coaching Leadership

Courses

SCL 501 Coaching Theory and Principles 3.0 Credits

This course will include understanding the various roles of the coach and introduce students to the field of coaching. An emphasis is placed on creating an athletic environment to enhance the social-emotional growth of athletes.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCL 502 Ethical Considerations in Coaching 3.0 Credits

This course will include the various ethical situations coaches encounter within their organizations and with other coaches and athletes. Students will gain an understanding of the ethical considerations in sport and develop strategies to become ethical coaches and develop athletes who understand the importance of ethics in sport.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCL 503 Pedagogical Strategies in Coaching 3.0 Credits

This course focuses on coaching pedagogies and the ways in which humans learn movement skills through instructional practices. Skill acquisition is critical to sport success and coaches must understand the complexities of motor skill development and how athletes learn in varying situational contexts. This course provides a foundation in various pedagogical theories for coaches.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCL 504 Coaching Psychology 3.0 Credits

This course includes a comprehensive look at mental skills training in athletic populations and the ways in which coaches can use this type of training to improve athletic satisfaction and performance outcomes. The major areas of focus include each of the psychological skills athletes can use to increase satisfaction and improve performance and how coaches can create a mental skills training program for their athletes to best utilize these skills.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCL 614 Sport Performance & Energy Systems 3.0 Credits

This course covers nutrient categories and how they function in the body, with a particular emphasis on how to instill in athletes the advantages of healthy eating, and how to impart good information regarding food and food choices to a group of athletes in a team environment.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCL 615 Athletic Recruiting 3.0 Credits

This course is designed to provide students with the necessary tools to become effective recruiters of athletic talent. Students will learn how to identify and recruit talent that will have a high impact within their athletic programs and be compliant with NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA rules when recruiting.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCL 616 Sport Conditioning 3.0 Credits

This course will take a multi-faceted approach to the general science of strength training and sports conditioning. Students will gain a basic understanding behind training principles by covering the following topics: exercise physiology concepts and applications, testing and evaluation, flexibility and exercise techniques, program design, periodization, aerobic and anaerobic training considerations.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCL 617 Prevention & Care of Athletic Injuries 3.0 Credits

This course is designed to introduce the student to the care and prevention of athletic injuries. The course content will include a review of pertinent anatomical structures and their relationship to injuries. The course will also cover mechanisms of injuries, intrinsic and extrinsic variables of injuries, and basic preventative and treatment measures for common sports related injuries.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCL 618 NCAA Compliance 3.0 Credits

This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to learn the basic regulatory and due process rules that govern NCAA competition. Students will be introduced to the basic elements of NCAA regulations, rules interpretations, enforcement decisions and sanctions.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCL 619 Global Coaching Seminar 6.0 Credits

This course is designed to expose coaches to a variety of international coaching methods and concepts via a study abroad experience for 7-10 days. This seminar is offered each summer and locations vary by year. Each student in the Sport Coaching Leadership program will attend this study abroad experience. An emphasis is placed on athlete interaction and engagement, practice planning, recruiting, and sport for development.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCL 620 Biomechanics in Rowing 1.5 Credit

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the fundamental concepts of biomechanics in the sport of rowing. The principles of biomechanics and their relationship to boat speed will be reviewed in detail.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCL 621 Physiology and Training Methods for Rowing 3.0 Credits

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the fundamental concepts of the physiological functions and training principles associated with the sport of rowing. The significance of the effects of physical conditioning and training on the rower will be examined and students will have the opportunity for practical application through the development of their own comprehensive rowing-focused physiological training program.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCL 622 Emerging Technologies and Trends in Rowing 1.5 Credit

This course focuses on the state of rowing through emerging technologies and new trends. Contemporary developments in rowing will be explored in order to aid students with the information necessary to best approach a changing landscape for sustained success and prepare athletes for successful competition.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCL 623 Equipment Management and Rigging for High Performance 1.5 Credit

This course will provide students with an opportunity to learn about selecting, purchasing, and managing equipment in rowing. Special focus will be placed on how to properly rig racing shells based on specific athlete needs.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCL 630 History of Lacrosse 1.5 Credit

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the origins of lacrosse and the significance of how “America’s first sport” developed over time into the youth, interscholastic, professional and international modern sport of lacrosse played today. The history and evolution of the sport of lacrosse will be explored and students will have the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge about how lacrosse has become one of the world’s fastest growing sports.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCL 631 Physiology and Training Methods in Lacrosse 3.0 Credits

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the fundamental concepts of the physiological functions and training principles associated with the sport of lacrosse. The significance of the effects of physical conditioning and training on the lacrosse player will be examined and students will have the opportunity for practical application through the development of their own comprehensive lacrosse-focused physiological training program.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCL 632 Emerging Technologies and Trends in Lacrosse 1.5 Credit

This course focuses on the state of the game of lacrosse through emerging technologies and new trends. Contemporary developments in lacrosse will be explored in order to aid students with the information necessary to best approach a changing landscape for sustained success and prepare players for the modern game.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCL 633 Equipment and Field Management in Lacrosse 1.5 Credit

This course provides a foundation for the equipment and field management needs fundamental to the sport of lacrosse. Modern-day equipment and field standards will be explored and current advancements in equipment for enhanced performance will be examined.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCL 635 The Women's Lacrosse Game: Rules, Preparation, and Strategy 3.0 Credits

This course delivers a strategic approach to game preparation and management with a focus on skill development specific to the women’s lacrosse game at a variety of age, skill and competitive levels. Effective methods for teaching both technical and tactical skills are investigated and students will acquire the tools necessary to manage athletes and environments associated with competition in women’s lacrosse.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCL 636 The Men's Lacrosse Game: Rules, Preparation, and Strategy 3.0 Credits

This course delivers a strategic approach to game preparation and management with a focus on skill development specific to the men’s lacrosse game at a variety of age, skill and competitive levels. Effective methods for teaching both technical and tactical skills are investigated and students will acquire the tools necessary to manage athletes and environments associated with competition in men’s lacrosse.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCL 695 Coaching Practicum I 0.5 Credits

This is the first practicum in a series of three coaching practicums. This practicum experience will focus on using basic coaching theory and principles under the guidance of the current coaching or administrative staff.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCL 696 Coaching Practicum II 0.5 Credits

This is the second practicum in a series of three coaching practicums. This practicum experience will focus on gaining experience in the administrative aspects of coaching under the guidance of the current coaching or administrative staff.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

SCL 697 Coaching Practicum III 2.0 Credits

This is the final practicum in a series of three coaching practicums. This practicum experience will focus on designing and completing a coaching project for a particular team under the guidance of the current coaching or administrative staff.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: SCL 696 [Min Grade: C]

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