Coaching Authorization/Endorsement

The courses listed below are required to obtain a coaching authorization or endorsement in the state of Iowa:

Biol 255 – Human Anatomy (3 credits)

Psych 230 – Developmental Psychology (3 credits)

A TR 220 – Basic Athletic Training (2 credits)

KIN 315 – Coaching Theory and Administrative Issues (3 credits)

    1. Note: An applicant for the coaching endorsement must hold a teacher’s license. Structure and Function of the Human Body
    2. Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
    3. Human Growth and Development
    4. Theory/Methods and Ethics of Coaching
    5. Concussion Training from NFHS Learn website
  • Contact Information

    Coaching minor

    Kinesiology Advising: 515 294-2029

    Coaching licensure

    State of Iowa Board of Educational Examiners
    Practitioner Preparation & Licensure Bureau
    Grimes State Office Building
    Des Moines, IA 50319-0146
    Phone: 515 281-3483

    Rules meetings

    Iowa High School Athletic Association
    515 432-2011

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