Sport Coaching - BSEd

Sport Coaching

Sport Coaching is designed to train forward-thinking people to be the coaches who will lead the next generation of athletes in the fast-paced world of sport. The program aims to prepare you for the demands of leading athletes in individual and team sports at all levels. You'll receive instruction in areas such as coaching individual and team sports, motivation in athletes, sports performance, administration and leadership, as well as officiating techniques and instruction.

Sport Coaching provides you with the knowledge, skills and abilities to pursue professional positions in a variety of coaching settings such as recreational, middle and high school, collegiate, professional and other community positions.  You acquire a variety of skills that an increasing number of organizations seek as they hire those individuals who have a passion for coaching. It also provides you with an opportunity to pursue graduate coursework in sport coaching fields. 


Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE)


Upon graduating with a BSEd degree in PETE with a concentration in Sport Coaching, you have many possible career options:

  • College coach
  • Youth sports coach
  • Sports referee
  • Recreational sports director
  • Corporate wellness
  • Health club facility management
  • Personal training
  • Group fitness instruction
  • Fitness and wellness coaching
  • Strength and conditioning coaching

For more info:
Todd Layne | telayne@memphis.edu
Program Coordinator

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