3 Extension Semester Credits
A coach’s influence can encourage an attitude towards fitness that will help bring a lifetime of health and happiness to the athlete. This course will help maximize that influence.
Reading assignments will be from given website resources.
You will need to view the movie Varsity Blues which is available on DVD.
Open and read the Syllabus which includes Objectives and a Grading Rubric. You may want to print it.
For each Session 1, 2 and 3 and the Assessment read and complete assignments. Links to Each Session and materials needed to complete the assignments are located under the heading of Course Assignments and Resources. You will type your responses offline in your own document that you will later upload for grading. See the DropBox at the top of the course page.
When you have completed your assignments, post all coursework at one time in the Completed Coursework DropBox at the top of the course.Register Now
Tony BattilegaB.A. Communication Studies, University of San Diego
California teaching credentials: English, Health, Physical Education.
High School Teacher 30 years - English 11 years, Health Education 5 years, Physical Education 17 years.
Distinguished Teacher Award: Rancho Bernardo HS, Granada HS, Amador Valley HS.
High School Baseball Coach 30 years: Rancho Bernardo, Granada, Amador Valley, San Ramon Valley. Multiple League and CIF Championships.
Youth Baseball Coach 10 years: Three Babe Ruth World Series Championships.
Baseball Camps 30 years: Owner, Coordinator, Instructor.
College Baseball Coach 2 years: Pitching coach Menlo College, San Diego City College.
Division 1 Baseball Player 4 years: University of San Diego.
“I am passionate about health, fitness and lifelong learning. I teach because everyone, especially teenagers, need support and guidance in their physical, emotional and social wellness. I am driven to leave a positive impact on every person I meet.”
Personal: Married, two children, dog, snake. Family is extremely important.
Interests: Mountains, Beach, Travel, Fishing, Hiking, Skiing, Fitness, Photography, Reading and Writing.