Coaching Authorization

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

Biol 155 or 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)

  • Note: An applicant for the coaching endorsement must hold a teacher's license. Structure and Function of the Human Body

Concussion Training from NFHS Learn website

CPR Training

For information about the Iowa Coaching Authorization and how to apply, go to