Coaching Minor

Passionate about coaching? You’ve come to the right place.

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. 

Interested in a Coaching Minor?

Contact us directly at:

Department of Kinesiology
WRC 104
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0200

Phone: 319-273-6854


‌Check out some of the courses that our coaching minors take. Keep in mind, you must complete 22 hours of required coursework.

  • 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:

  • Baseball/Softball    
  • Basketball    
  • Football    
  • Soccer    
  • Track and Field    
  • Volleyball
  • Individual Sports