College of Education and Human Development

School of Kinesiology

Sports coaching minor

The sports coaching minor program is ideal for students who wish to coach (or are currently coaching) youth, club, high school, or college sports. This program provides a general theoretical basis for the many areas of knowledge needed for coaching.

Minor requirements/course catalog

For the sports coaching minor program, see the University catalog for course offerings and requirements.

Related major programs

The sports coaching minor is a campus-wide program, open to all currently enrolled undergraduate students, regardless of college or major. Students in the following majors may find this minor particularly relevant:

  • Education/teacher licensure programs
  • Kinesiology 
  • Sports management 
  • Youth studies 

How to apply

    Become a sports coaching minor

    To apply, submit the application form.


    Current undergraduate students may pursue either the minor or the certificate. It is not possible to graduate with both the sports coaching minor and the certificate.


    • Fall semester: August 1
    • Spring semester: December 15
    • Summer semester: April 15


    We're here to help. Get in touch with our Undergraduate Academic Advisor. 

    Tracey Hammell Tracey Hammell

    • Undergraduate Academic Adviser, Sport Management and Physical Activity and Health Promotion
    • she, her, hers
    • 612-626-5098

    Tracey's Online Calendar Drop-in hours will be on Tuesday 1:30 - 2:30 and Wednesdays 10:00 - 11:00. Note: At times during the semester these hours do fluctuate. It is always best to check ahead to ensure the drop-in hours are still available.

    Tracey Hammell
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