Coaching (Athletic)

For more information contact:
Dr. Nita Wirtz • 701-224-5440
Office: Schafer Hall 212B

Program Description
Students wanting to coach athletics within a school system will benefit from the Certificate of Completion in Athletic Coaching at Bismarck State College. Introducing the basic aspects of coaching, the certificate fulfills the basic requirements addressed by the North Dakota High School Activities Association and other entities as a first step in forging a career and meeting basic certificate requirements.

The Certificate of Completion in Athletic Coaching develops and enhances coaching techniques and improves the sport experience for athletes at all levels. Students pursuing BSC's Certificate of Completion in Athletic Coaching are provided with innovative and interactive simulations, application of various academic theories, small class sizes, and personal attention and guidance.

The Certificate of Completion will allow students to gain experience in the realm of coaching sports. Students may choose from online and on-campus course-delivery options, all designed to assist in discovering the newest and best practices. This flexibility allows students to complete coursework at their convenience and on their schedule.