Health, PE & Coaching

BASKETBALL: Principles for Developing Today’s Student/Athlete

Course No. PE400Q, PE500Q

For many students, education goes beyond the classroom and traditional school day and extends into the world of sports.  Sports teach important life skills such as leadership and teamwork. In this course, we will be examining 3 areas of the fundamentals of BASKETBALL: program philosophy, motivation, and leadership as it relates to the overall development of today’s student/athlete and community.  Participants will be able to study these fundamental areas through online articles, videos, and books from some of the most insightful coaches in America. Designed for K-12 coaches and teachers, this course is also open to all non-teaching coaches alike, at any level.


We advise you to review and download the course syllabus before registering. Syllabus

Upon completion of this course, participants will:

Have an understanding of program philosophy and development.

Have an understanding of developing motivation for today’s student/athlete through basketball.

Have an understanding of developing leadership for today’s student/athlete through basketball.

Have reviewed a variety of philosophies on: program development, motivation, and leadership by outstanding coaches in America.

Be able to compare and contrast these different philosophies.

Be able to develop one’s own philosophies in these 3 areas.

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