The participant will compare and contrast the three seasons (in-season, pre-season & offseason) as they relate to managing a sport in which he/she is involved. The duties of an athletic director will be explored as well learning as what is needed to develop a complete detailed management plan for a specific sport.
Required Text: Successful Coaching-4th Edition by Rainer Martens, Human Kinetics; (February 17, 2012)
Course participants will:
- Compare and contrast the various tasks associated with team management during off-season,
in-season and pre-season.
- Create a detailed management plan for a specific sport .
- Understand the importance of building solid relationships with athletes, parents, boosters, officials,medical personnel, administrators, assistant coaches and other staff members.
- Become familiar with the duties of an athletic director.
Taught and coached 7-9 Jr. High students for five years.
Taught mathematics and physical education at the High School level for 35 years.
Had experience as a Department Head in physical education.
Helped to develop a state granted voluntary integration program.
Richard’s personal interests are golf and helping others succeed.