This minor is open only to non-teaching degree students. It is designed to provide the knowledge and skills to teach sports activities to children and youth in a community setting.
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Note: This is not a coaching minor, but physical education minor with a coaching emphasis. Students who select this minor may count up to 10 credits of HP courses toward graduation.
*Noncredit Practicum Requirement: Students pursuing this minor are required to complete one of the following practicum options:
1. Assist a head coach in a sport during the student teaching assignment.
2. Participate on a college varsity athletic team for a minimum of two competitive seasons.
3. Assist a Northern Michigan University head coach for a minimum of one competitive season.
4. Perform as a coach in a public/private school or summer camp.