Coaching - Football

Athletic Coaching Minor

Mode of Study:
On Campus
Degree Level:
Undergraduate, Minor
Degree Types:
School of Health Sciences and Human Performance

Coach, Lead & Mentor in Athletics & In Life

Through coursework and practice, students minoring in Athletic Coaching cultivate skills that transform them into effective team leaders and coaches. They supplement their careers and personal lives and enhance their sense of personal fulfillment at work and at play through leadership skills and confidence gained through a minor that’s more than just about coaching.

The Department of Sport and Health Sciences at Catawba College offers a minor in Athletic Coaching, which can complement any academic major. In particular, Catawba students majoring in the Exercise Science, Recreation, Sport Management, or Therapeutic Recreation degree programs can develop competency in a second area of interest by adding on the Athletic Coaching minor.

Athletic Coaching minors at Catawba are introduced to coaching techniques, game strategy, how to teach fundamental skills and techniques, and injury prevention and treatment from a coach's perspective. Students also learn the responsibilities associated with being a coach, all the while inspiring the next generation.

Program Highlights

  • Athletic Coaching Internships

    Learn by doing. Students minoring in Athletic Coaching get real world experience by completing an internship as part of their required coursework.

  • Participate & Network

    Practice your passion for health and well-being and connect with a community athletics peers by joining Catawba College’s Sport & Health Sciences Society.

  • Dynamic Teaching Experiences

    Mentor children with diverse backgrounds and learning abilities through our unique collaboration with Partners in Learning, an on-campus, non-profit community impact center.

Program Details

Unbeatable Location

Unbeatable Location

Uniquely positioned in the epicenter of North Carolina’s sports industry with access to sports teams and organizations in Charlotte (such as the Panthers, Hornets, Knights, Checkers, NASCAR, Intimidators, UNC-Charlotte, Davidson College, Big South Conference and CIAA), Winston-Salem (including IMG, Dash, Wake Forest and High Point University) and Greensboro (the ACC, Grasshoppers, UNC-Greensboro, Greensboro Coliseum and NBA D-League), Catawba offers countless opportunities for you to build your resume and acquire skills beginning your freshman year.

Internships in Athletic Coaching

Internships in Athletic Coaching

Gain job search skills and additional experience during a required internship working for organizations such as the Carolina Panthers, the Wake Forest Athletic Department, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Fuel Sport Management Group, Joe Gibbs Racing, Greensboro Sports Commission, the Kannapolis Intimidators or shadow NCAA Division I professionals.

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Department of Sport and Health Sciences

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2300 W Innes St
Salisbury, NC 28144