EDUO 9727: Managing Your Athletic Program

Instructors: Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer
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Course Description

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 Objectives

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.

Instructors

Dick Bach

B.S., M.S. Physical Education

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.

Ernie Shaffer

B.A., M.A. Administration

Taught Elementary 5 years, Jr. High 5 years, Senior High 5 years and Adult Ed. 2 years.

Administration Grades K-12 19 years.

Coached variety of sports grades 6-12.

Developed Leisure Living Program for Grades 6-12.

Leisure interests-fishing, reading, poker and Senior Softball.

  • Price: $135
  • 1 Semester Credit/Unit
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Instructors: Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer

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