Coaching Certificate

Entire SCTCC Baseball team and coaches

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.

Testimonials

“The Coaching Certificate program was a great experience. I had the opportunity to learn about different ways to teach and relate to athletes, along with drills I will be able to implement in my future practices.”

- Matt Quade - Coaching Certificate alumni & two-year member of Cyclones Baseball team

Skills Acquired

  • 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 Choices

Career Options

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

Potential Employers

  •  Minnesota high schools 
  • Youth sports organizations 

Accreditations & Credentials

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. 

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Program Costs

 In addition to tuition and fees, students can expect to pay $550 for books, supplies, and materials. 

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