Sport Coaching Leadership

Major: Sport Coaching Leadership
Degree Awarded: Master of Science (MS)
Calendar Type: Quarter
Total Credit Hours: 45.0
Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code: 13.1314
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code: 27-2022

 

About the Program

The MS in Sport Coaching Leadership program is an online master's program with a global component. The MS degree will prepare students in the areas of coaching theory, development of a coaching philosophy, understanding of the needs of athletes, recruitment, compliance, and program planning. The program will also expose students to comparative, global coaching models and allows for hands-on opportunities in the form of three practicums. The goal of the program is to prepare students for professional coaching careers in sport-based youth development, scholastic, collegiate, or professional coaching environments.

Admission Requirements

The MS in Sport Coaching Leadership requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited university. Candidates should have an undergraduate GPA of 3.00 or higher and some experience in the coaching, teaching, or sport management fields.

Degree Requirements

SCL 501Coaching Theory and Principles3.0
PHIL 502Ethics in Coaching3.0
SMT 602Sport Law & Risk Management3.0
SCL 614Sport Performance & Energy Systems3.0
SCL 615Athletic Recruiting3.0
SCL 616Sport Conditioning3.0
SCL 618NCAA Compliance3.0
SCL 617Prevention & Care of Athletic Injuries3.0
SCL 619Global Coaching Seminar6.0
SCL 695Coaching Practicum I0.5
SCL 696Coaching Practicum II0.5
SCL 697Coaching Practicum III2.0
SMT 607Sport Budgets & Fiscal Practices3.0
SMT 612Development & Fundraising Strategies in Sport3.0
SMT 628Coaching and Management3.0
SMT 629Managing Coaches & Teams3.0
Total Credits45.0

Sample Plan of Study

Term 1Credits
SMT 602Sport Law & Risk Management3.0
SCL 501Coaching Theory and Principles3.0
SCL 695Coaching Practicum I0.5
 Term Credits6.5
Term 2
SCL 614Sport Performance & Energy Systems3.0
PHIL 502Ethics in Coaching3.0
 Term Credits6.0
Term 3
SMT 607Sport Budgets & Fiscal Practices3.0
SCL 615Athletic Recruiting3.0
SCL 696Coaching Practicum II0.5
 Term Credits6.5
Term 4
SCL 619Global Coaching Seminar6.0
 Term Credits6.0
Term 5
SMT 612Development & Fundraising Strategies in Sport3.0
 Term Credits3.0
Term 6
SCL 616Sport Conditioning3.0
SCL 618NCAA Compliance3.0
 Term Credits6.0
Term 7
SCL 617Prevention & Care of Athletic Injuries3.0
SCL 697Coaching Practicum III2.0
 Term Credits5.0
Term 8
SMT 628Coaching and Management3.0
SMT 629Managing Coaches & Teams3.0
 Term Credits6.0
Total Credit: 45.0

Sport Coaching Leadership Faculty

Lawrence Cohen, JD (Temple University). Assistant Teaching Professor. Sports and antitrust law; tickets sales data analytics; sport sponsorship trends.
Amy Giddings, PhD (Temple University) Director, Sport Coaching Leadership. Associate Teaching Professor. International aspects of sport and culture, principles of coaching, teambuilding, group dynamics, minority issues in sport including availability and accessibility concerns, character development.
Joel Maxcy, PhD (Washington State University) Department Head, Sport Management. Associate Professor. Economics of sport; labor economics & policy; economics of antitrust & regulation.
Jim Reese, EdD (University of Northern Colorado). Associate Professor. Sport ticket sales, strategies, and operations; quantitative analysis and statistics for sport; economic aspects of sport management.
Ellen Staurowsky, EdD (Temple University) Interim Associate Director, Center for Hospitality and Sport Management. Professor. Social justice issues in sport; gender equity in sport; Title IX pay equity and equal employment opportunity; athlete exploitation; college sport reform; and misappropriation of American Indian imagery in sport.
Karen Weaver, EdD (University of Pennsylvania). Associate Clinical Professor. Sport marketing & promotions, public relations, media, and leadership in sport.
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