ATH 905 – Coaching: Teaching Character

This course focuses on the important areas of character development, moral reasoning, and ethical issues typically found in sport. The activities of this course will include interactions with other successful coaches through the interview process, readings, and personal reflection. There are also practical experiences designed specifically for your student-athletes.  urther, this course provides a practical context from which the coach is encouraged to think more deeply about moral character and many of the ethical issues and dilemmas encountered in our athletically competitive world. The activities of this course are designed to better acquaint and refine within the coaching individual, their understandings of sport relative to such issues as violence and intimidation, eligibility, gamesmanship, winning and losing, ergogenic aids, gender, and race. The assignments contained in this course are closely aligned to National Content Standards in Physical Education for grades Kindergarten through 12th grade.

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Course Information

Credit: 3-semester units college credit

Fees: $450 (Includes tuition and fees) – Students are required to purchase the materials separately.

Instructor: Dennis Janzen, Ph.D. • dennis@coachingcourses.pro • 559-287-8389

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