We are what we eat. If this a true statement, how big a role does nutrition play in the performances of athletes? This class will expose coaches/teachers to some of the facts and myths of how nutrition helps or hinders how athletes perform. Information concerning nutrition will be presented that can help the student/athlete perform at their natural ability. Participants will be required to develop a performance based eating program for their specific sport.
Required Text: Successful Coaching-4th Edition by Rainer Martens, Human Kinetics; (February
By the end of this course, participants will have had the opportunity to examine a style of teaching/coaching
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.
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.
Instructors: Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer