Coaching Certificate

Coaching Certificate video

Degrees and Certificates

Why Choose This Program

A Coaching certificate from SCTCC preps future coaches in coaching styles and methods and gets them ready for the mental aspect of the position as well as sports.  

The classes cover preventing and caring for athletic injuries, handling emergencies, and coaching and training techniques for various sports: football, volleyball, basketball, baseball, and softball.  

This certificate meets the requirements of the Minnesota State High School League and Minnesota Statute 122A.33, which dictates the minimum coaching education necessary to be a head coach at the high school level. The Coaching Certificate also meets requirements and recommendations of many school districts and youth sports organizations to coach at any level.

The program is taught by coaches who have all taken their teams to national tournaments and who have a combined 45 years of coaching experience.

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From Degree to Career

The Coaching certificate at SCTCC is a great add-on to the AA degree, or even if you're working on an Education degree. This certificate meets requirements from the Minnesota State High School League.

  • First aid and CPR/AED 
  • Prevention and care of athletic injuries 
  • Psychology of sports and coaching 
  • Coaching methods and styles 
  • Theory and skills for football, volleyball, basketball, baseball, and softball 

Career Options

  •  Interscholastic sports coaching 
  • Licensed high school teachers preparing for head coach position

Potential Employers

  •  Minnesota high schools 
  • Youth sports organizations 

This certificate meets the requirements of the Minnesota State High School League and Minnesota Statute 122A.33, which dictates the minimum coaching education necessary to be a head coach at the high school level. The Coaching Certificate also meets requirements and recommendations of many school districts and youth sports organizations to coach at any level. 

Minnesota State High School League

Ready to Take the Next Step?

Are you ready to learn more about this program and being a student at SCTCC? Contact our instructors directly or join us for an info session to meet with instructors and Admissions representatives to get started.

Connect with the SCTCC Admissions team:

  • Call us at 320-308-5089
  • Email us at enroll@sctcc.edu
  • On campus Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Meet the Admissions Staff.


Paying for College

Students choose SCTCC for a lot of reasons, but saving money is one reason we hear from almost every student at SCTCC. We’ve got a breakdown of the costs for the program, along with information on financial aid and scholarships.

*Note: The coaching certificate on its own is not eligible for financial aid.

Current Students

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Contact Us

Heidi Smith
Phone: (320) 308-4803
Email: hsmith@sctcc.edu