Coaching Program

The Coaching Diploma program meets the criteria for any individual who wishes to coach at the varsity level related to interscholastic sports in Minnesota. This program includes an in-depth look into philosophies, strategies and tactics for coaching any sport and providing positive experiences for student-athletes of all ages. Upon completion of this program, which includes the American Educators Sport Program certification exams, individuals successfully completing the certification exams will be placed on the national registry for coaches or officials.

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Coaching Diploma

The Coaching Diploma program meets the criteria for any individual who wishes to coach at the varsity level related to interscholastic sports in Minnesota. This program includes an in-depth look into philosophies, strategies and tactics for coaching any sport and providing positive experiences for student-athletes of all ages. Upon completion of this program, which includes the American Educators Sport Program certification exams, individuals successfully completing the certification exams will be placed on the national registry for coaches or officials. RCTC’s Coaching Diploma will prepare students for entry-level coaching or officiating positions. This coursework will expose students to the resources and professional networks that they will require to stay current in their profession over the length of their career. 

Coaching and officiating opportunities are available at every level from youth recreational sports to interscholastic, intercollegiate and professional. This program will enable individuals to start with a solid foundation and a nationally recognized accreditation.  Upon completion of the coursework required, an internship experience allows students to see how their skills are applied in the workplace. 

 

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Eric Sime, Program Advisor

H1434C | eric.sime@rctc.edu | 507-280-5006

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