Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences

Undergraduate: Sport Coaching Minor

The Sport Coaching Minor may be chosen by any degree-seeking UNC Greensboro student. Students will learn the profession of sport coaching including the nature of the profession, qualifications, skills, and issues relative to coaching in community youth sport, and interscholastic sport activities. Students will culminate their minor experience with opportunities to assume various responsibilities in selected sports under the guidance of qualified coaches.

Program Requirements

  • Minimum of 19 credit hours

Required Courses:

KIN 220 Lifetime Wellness
KIN 286 Foundations of Sport Coaching
KIN 287 Coaching in Community-Based Sport Programs
KIN 353 -OR- KIN 265 Injuries and Illnesses in Physical Activity -OR- Strength Training and/or Conditioning
KIN 388 -OR- KIN 230 Psychology of Physical Activity -OR- Psychological Skills for Optimal Performance
NTR 213 Introductory Nutrition


KIN 477 Coaching Practicum in a Selected Sport *

* KIN 477 is the last course to be taken in the minor and may be taken only after all other courses are completed.

For the most up-to-date list of required courses, please visit the UNCG Catalog Sport Coaching Minor webpage.

Declaring a Sport Coaching minor

Are you ready to add the Sport Coaching minor? All you need to do is submit a Major/Minor Request Form. Once processed by the Registrar’s Office, you will see the Sport Coaching minor block added to your Degree Works.