Full course description
This course is designed for students interested in a career in the Sports industry, in particular, Sports Coaching and Physical Education. Students research career path options and learn about a variety of careers in the Sports field. Students receive instruction in the concepts of group dynamics, conflict resolution and negotiation, legal and ethical responsibility, safety, trends in sports medicine, personal qualities of a sports medicine worker and universal standard precautions.
Module 1: Achievement Motivation Theory - Part 1
Module 2: Achievement Motivation Theory - Part 2
Module 3: Group Development & Situational Leadership
Module 4: Teaching Tactical Skills
Module 5: Coaching the Games Approach Way
Module 6: Portfolio Submission and Presentation
Your Faculty Director
Greg Rubendall has his USSF A License, NSCAA Master Coach, Premier, and Director of Coaching Diplomas, and a Masters Degree in Kinesiology from CSU – Chico. He also has his NSCA Certificate as Strength & Conditioning Specialist and ACSM Health Fitness Instructor licenses, as well as 6 years of teaching elementary and middle school physical education.
He founded the Chico State Men’s College Club Soccer Program, which led to an increased connection with NIRSA (National Intercollegiate Recreational Sports Association). The creation of the West Coast Soccer Association, which now has over 70 universities involved in regional leagues, and possesses a promotion-relegation structure, prepares college club teams for the November NIRSA National Championships.