Athletic Coaching Online Courses

Total Courses : 19


DELVE DEEPER WITH THESE EXPANDED SELF-PACED COACHING COURSES!

EDUO 9703: Coaching is More Than X’s & O’s

Develop a philosophy that will transform your coaching. Examine ways to effectively communicate and motivate your student athletes for successful lives beyond the playing field.

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicanCAonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $405

3 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9704: Athletics – A Positive Path Through the Journey of Life

Influential coaches know how to use sports to create athletes with character traits and behaviors that will improve our diverse society. Learn how you can be an influential coach.

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicanCAonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $405

3 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9705: Let’s Look At This Another Way

Analyze your program to determine levels of success and how to set and achieve goals to motivate your athletes. You will examine various coaching styles and ways to navigate the hurdles.  

Required Texts  (both available in paperback and in libraries)
The Essential Wooden  McGraw Hill 2006- John Wooden & Steve Jamison
Shooting in the Dark  Warde Publisher 1998- Jim Thompson
Additional reading assignments will be from given website resources found throughout the course.

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicanCAonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $405

3 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9706: Creating a Healthy Lifestyle

Learn to foster a positive attitude toward fitness off the playing field. Discover strategies that will promote healthy habits leading to lifetime of wellness for the athlete. 

Instructors:
Dick Bach
dbach@dominicanCAonline.com  
Ernie Shaffer
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $405

3 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9707: Look Before You Leap

Proper planning creates good management. Analyze the strategies and develop the skills and habits that make good teams great. Learn tools and tactics to manage your program for the short- and long-term, to remain positive, calm, caring, and confident, and to reduce sports profiling and injury to athletes.

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicanCAonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $405

3 Semester Credits/Units


Coaching Skills Series

EDUO 9721: Developing a Code of Conduct Handbook

Learn to develop a complete code of conduct handbook that you can share with the school administration, student/ athletes, and  family and community members. Methods will be presented to educate and encourage student/athletes to follow the code of conduct that matches your coaching philosophy, outlines team expectations, and provides opportunities to appeal coaching decisions. 

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

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicancaonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9722: Developing Successful Life Skills through Athletics

All coaches want their student/athletes to see themselves as winners throughout their lives regardless of their sports performances. This class will help you focus on that goal.

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

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicancaonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9723: Discover Your Coaching Style

Why do you coach? Through the development of your own coaching philosophy, you will identify ways to incorporate the strategies and attributes of successful coaches into your program. 

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

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicancaonline.com  
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9724: Effective Communications

Explore communication styles and develop strategies to become and effective communicator and good listener with your team. Learn what makes for effective and ineffective communication and develop positive verbal and non-verbal communication skills.   

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

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicancaonline.com
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9725: Good Teams and Character Go Hand In Hand

We have always known that outstanding teams have great character, but what is character? How do we develop character in our athletes? How important is character in great teams? This class will examine what character is and how to help athletes develop it. You will explore how effective oral communication, collaborative and interpersonal skills can help infuse a team with character that will make your community proud.

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

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicancaonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9726: Keeping It in Perspective… Make Every Kid Count

Learn, explore and accept the diversity of the student athlete. Develop a philosophy of acceptance of all young people regardless of how well they perform, their physical attributes, academic identity, sexual orientation, or other identifying characteristic.

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

 
Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicancaonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9727: Managing Your Athletic Program

Develop a detailed management plan for your sport team?s three seasons (preseason, in-season, and offseason). Compare and contrast the needs of the program and the athlete during these phases. 

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

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicancaonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9728: Proper Nutrition and Athletic Performance

How big of a role does nutrition play in the performances of athletes? Investigate the role nutrition has on athletic performance.  

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

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicancaonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9729: Team Bonding

Develop strategies to improve team chemistry by molding diverse personalities into a cohesive unit. Learn to motivate individual attitudes and learning styles into a championship team. 

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

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicancaonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9731: Training to Acquire Specific Skills

Developing athletic skills through effective planning is the focus of this class. Three learning stages and seven practice principles will be explored in the class as well as a positive approach in correcting errors.

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

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicancaonline.com 

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit



All Athletic Coaching Classes

(All classes are listed below by course number)

EDUO 9703: Coaching is More Than X’s & O’s

Develop a philosophy that will transform your coaching. Examine ways to effectively communicate and motivate your student athletes for successful lives beyond the playing field.

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicanCAonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $405

3 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9704: Athletics – A Positive Path Through the Journey of Life

Influential coaches know how to use sports to create athletes with character traits and behaviors that will improve our diverse society. Learn how you can be an influential coach.

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicanCAonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $405

3 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9705: Let’s Look At This Another Way

Analyze your program to determine levels of success and how to set and achieve goals to motivate your athletes. You will examine various coaching styles and ways to navigate the hurdles.  

Required Texts  (both available in paperback and in libraries)
The Essential Wooden  McGraw Hill 2006- John Wooden & Steve Jamison
Shooting in the Dark  Warde Publisher 1998- Jim Thompson
Additional reading assignments will be from given website resources found throughout the course.

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicanCAonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $405

3 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9706: Creating a Healthy Lifestyle

Learn to foster a positive attitude toward fitness off the playing field. Discover strategies that will promote healthy habits leading to lifetime of wellness for the athlete. 

Instructors:
Dick Bach
dbach@dominicanCAonline.com  
Ernie Shaffer
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $405

3 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9707: Look Before You Leap

Proper planning creates good management. Analyze the strategies and develop the skills and habits that make good teams great. Learn tools and tactics to manage your program for the short- and long-term, to remain positive, calm, caring, and confident, and to reduce sports profiling and injury to athletes.

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicanCAonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $405

3 Semester Credits/Units


EDUO 9720: Dealing With the Problem of Athletic Drug Use

Review and understand the principles that frame most school athletic drug policies. This course will introduce strategies for encouraging a drug-free lifestyle, detecting the warning signs of drug use, and for solving problems that will aid students who are using drugs.

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

Instructors:
Dick Bach
dbach@dominicancaonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9721: Developing a Code of Conduct Handbook

Learn to develop a complete code of conduct handbook that you can share with the school administration, student/ athletes, and  family and community members. Methods will be presented to educate and encourage student/athletes to follow the code of conduct that matches your coaching philosophy, outlines team expectations, and provides opportunities to appeal coaching decisions. 

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

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicancaonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9722: Developing Successful Life Skills through Athletics

All coaches want their student/athletes to see themselves as winners throughout their lives regardless of their sports performances. This class will help you focus on that goal.

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

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicancaonline.com
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9723: Discover Your Coaching Style

Why do you coach? Through the development of your own coaching philosophy, you will identify ways to incorporate the strategies and attributes of successful coaches into your program. 

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

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicancaonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9724: Effective Communications

Explore communication styles and develop strategies to become and effective communicator and good listener with your team. Learn what makes for effective and ineffective communication and develop positive verbal and non-verbal communication skills.   

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

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicancaonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9725: Good Teams and Character Go Hand In Hand

We have always known that outstanding teams have great character, but what is character? How do we develop character in our athletes? How important is character in great teams? This class will examine what character is and how to help athletes develop it. You will explore how effective oral communication, collaborative and interpersonal skills can help infuse a team with character that will make your community proud.

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

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicancaonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9726: Keeping It in Perspective… Make Every Kid Count

Learn, explore and accept the diversity of the student athlete. Develop a philosophy of acceptance of all young people regardless of how well they perform, their physical attributes, academic identity, sexual orientation, or other identifying characteristic.

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

 Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicancaonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9727: Managing Your Athletic Program

Develop a detailed management plan for your sport team?s three seasons (preseason, in-season, and offseason). Compare and contrast the needs of the program and the athlete during these phases. 

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

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicancaonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9728: Proper Nutrition and Athletic Performance

How big of a role does nutrition play in the performances of athletes? Investigate the role nutrition has on athletic performance.  

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

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicancaonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9729: Team Bonding

Develop strategies to improve team chemistry by molding diverse personalities into a cohesive unit. Learn to motivate individual attitudes and learning styles into a championship team. 

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

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicancaonline.com
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9730: The Legal Liabilities of Teaching/Coaching

Coaches and physical education teachers work in an environment where they may be liable for accidents and injury. Learn to recognize current and foresee future situations that may result in liability. Determine the implications of liability as it relates to your occupation and judgement.

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

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicancaonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9732: Welcoming Diversity into Your Program

Learn strategies to embrace diversity within your sports program. Participants will learn how to recognize biases related to various cultures, races, orientations, and other differences. Understanding the diverse needs and cultural differences in a program will help build a successful team

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

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicancaonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit


EDUO 9781: Athletic Concussion

Deepen your understanding of the prevention and detection of concussions. Develop methods to communicate about the serious and frequent nature of athletic concussions with parents and student athletes. This course is designed to give the coach some ?headache? relief.

Instructors: 
Dick Bach 
dbach@dominicancaonline.com 
Ernie Shaffer 
eshaffer@dominicancaonline.com

Price : $135

1 Semester Credit/Unit