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Certificate in Coaching

Certificate in


Linfield's certificate in coaching will equip you with the skills to coach children, youth or adults in a formal school, club or recreational setting. Appropriate for new coaches and those seeking to further develop and refine their skills.

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As a coaching student at Linfield

you might take:

Core Concepts

An overview of the core concepts of health and human performance as they relate to a practitioner in the field of fitness, exercise and athletics; laws and principles relating to movement and training of the human body; emphasis on the scientific foundations of training and conditioning. (HHPA 270)


Application of evidence-based practices. Firsthand experiences with feedback from a mentor. Reflection on the implementation of specific evidence-based practices in physical activity and sport settings. (HHPA 486)

Complete an Internship

Practical experience delivering programs in athletic training, health, exercise science or physical education. Opportunities in private organizations, corporate education or fitness programs or public organizations. (HHPA 487)

Studying coaching at Linfield

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the different methods of coaching.

    Explain the major theories on adolescent psychology and development

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  • Demonstrate an understanding core concepts of health and physical activity as they relate to coaching children and youth

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  • Identify principles of psychology related to sports

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  • Identify preventative methods and treatments of sport injuries

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  • Create an age-appropriate athletic experience that supports the mission of a particular program

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Have questions about studying in Linfield's Online and Continuing Education program? Reach out! We'd love to connect with you.

Deanna Fairchild
Deanna Fairchild
Assistant Director of Admission for Online and Continuing Education