Minor in Coaching

  • Total Credit Hours: 15

About this field

This fully online coaching minor is based on the Coaching Education National Standards issued by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education. This minor is useful for those interested in sports programs, recreation, travel leagues, and more.  Students are not required to be in an education major to enroll in the coaching minor courses. 

The Valdosta State Difference

A variety of courses are offered during the Fall and Spring semesters. All courses can be applied to a concentration for other degree programs such as interdisciplinary studies. All the courses for this minor require no prerequisites or declaration of a minor. By offering flexibility and a wide range of course options, you will have the opportunity to create a personalized path to success.

What You'll Learn

The coaching minor will equip you with knowledge and skills useful in the development of programs in various fields. You will also gain experience through practical application while creating and working within a coaching environment, such as program management and refereeing. 


  • Athletic Administration & Management
  • Coaching Assistant
  • Fitness Center Manager
  • Interscholastic & Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Personal Trainer
  • Recreation & Club Sport
  • Travel & Leisure Management
  • Youth Sports Coordinator
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    301 Baytree Road
    Room 1160
    Valdosta, GA 31698