EDUO 9723: Discover Your Coaching Style

Instructor: Dick Bache, Ernie Shaffer

Course Description

Coaches need to understand the reasons “why you coach” as well as the attributes of a “good coach”. The students will be required to compare and contrast a wide variety of coaching styles in developing their own coaching philosophy.

Required Text: Successful Coaching-4th Edition by Rainer Martens, Human Kinetics; 4 edition
(February 17, 2012)

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, the participants will have had the opportunity to:

  • examine and develop his/her own philosophy of coaching.
  • understand his/her personal reasons for coaching.
  • understand the importance of the “Bill of Rights for Young Athletes.”
  • examining and understand the co-operative style of coaching.
  • understand the importance of the three main attributes of successful coaches.

Grading Rubric

Exemplary A+-A- Acceptable B+- B- Unacceptable
All text book assignments
are complete and accurate.
All text book assignments
are complete and accurate.
All application assignments
are reflective, thoughtful,
clearly identifiable and
relevant.
All application assignments
are complete, identifiable
and relevant.
Application assignments
are incomplete and/or
irrelevant.
Overall appearance

is very well organized and
free of spelling and
grammatical errors

generally organized with
limited spelling and
grammatical errors.
shows little organization
and has spelling and
grammatical errors.
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Instructor: Dick Bache, Ernie Shaffer