UNI’s coaching minor — one of the most popular minors at University of Northern Iowa — will prepare you for coaching opportunities in a variety of different sports. With this minor, you will learn how to better understand the human body, work with athletes and even adopt a coaching style of your own. You will also have real experience working with high school coaches in the local area. Students who complete this minor — including non-teaching majors — will also qualify for the Department of Education coaching endorsement which applies to grades K-12.
Interested in a Coaching Minor?
Check out some of the courses that our coaching minors take. Keep in mind, you must complete 20-22 hours of the required coursework to complete your minor.
- Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
- Sport Psychology
- Anatomy and Physiology of Human Movement
- Practicum in Coaching
- Organization and Administration of Competitive Sports
And, select one of the following electives.
Coaching Theory and Skill Technique in:
- Track and Field
- Individual Sports