Earning a minor in coaching is an excellent way to add value to your Marietta College bachelor’s degree. By earning a minor in coaching you will be equipped with outstanding career skills to enhance a teaching credential or to become involved in a municipal recreational program. Marietta College's coaching minor blends coaching theory with practical hands-on experience to deliver a well-rounded coaching education.

  • Earn a coaching minor with just 18 credits
  • Learn from experienced coaches who lead successful athletic programs

Program highlights

  • Study not only sports but also the care and prevention of athletic injuries, sports law, nutrition and the psychology of sports.
  • Gain field experience coaching athletes during an internship
  • Learn the art of coaching within Marietta's state-of-the-art athletic facilities, including the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center with a varsity basketball and volleyball court, indoor tennis, weight rooms, racquetball courts and an indoor track. You may also get the chance to work at Don Drumm Field (football and men's lacrosse), Pioneer Park (baseball), Marietta Field (soccer and women's lacrosse), or the Lindamood-Van Voorhis Boathouse (rowing).

Requirements for a minor in Coaching

Required Courses
Physical Education 133 Concepts of Wellness 3 credit hours
Physical Education 326 Coaching Methods 3 credit hours
Sports Medicine 285 Applied Nutrition 3 credit hours
Sports Medicine 202 Emergency Response/CPR for the Professional Rescuer 1 credit hour
Electives (5-6 hours)
Education 202 Educational Psychology 3 credit hours
Physical Education 325 Stress Management 3 credit hours
Psychology 275 Psychology of Sport 3 credit hours
Sport Management 280 Sports Management 3 credit hours
Sport Management 332 Legal Issues in Sport 3 credit hours
Internship (2-3 hours)
Physical Education 397 Internship 1-3 credit hours
Physical Education 497 Internship 1-3 credit hours