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Coaching Certificate Program

The Department of Health, Physical Education and Movement Science offers a Coaching Certificate Program which prepares men and women to coach in high schools in New York State. Upon completion of the 15-credit hours of course requirements plus the Child Abuse Identification Workshop and School Violence Prevention and Intervention Workshop, a certificate is issued as evidence that the student has completed the necessary courses set forth by the New York State Department of Education. This certificate is designed for those who are not certified to teach Physical Education in New York State. The certificate includes the following courses:

  • Philosophy of Coaching and Officiating
  • Introduction to Physical Education and Sport
  • Exercise Physiology
  • First Aid, Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
  • Coaching Practicum