Coaching Sports
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Coaching Sports

This course will give you a firm foundation of the fundamentals of coaching of any sport at any level.
3.4 (5 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
222 students enrolled
Created by Nic Olney
Last updated 6/2014
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  • 5.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • The biggest goal for this class is to teach you the necessary fundamentals to become a great coach for your athletes.
  • In this course, you will learn:
  • what a coaching philosophy is and how to develop the most effective philosophy to develop your athletes
  • what a coaching style is and how to develop the most effective style to develop your athletes
  • be able to apply the coaching with a purpose strategies as outlined by the Joe Ehrmann Inside Out Coaching program
  • how to develop an effective season plan
  • how to plan out an entire season
  • how to write and maintain an effective practice plan
  • how athletes learn and what are the best practices for teaching athletes
  • how to motivate all athletes to get the best out of them
  • how to effectively communicate to your athletes, parents, and all other members of your team community
  • how to assess your facilities and practice equipment
  • how to assess your athletes within your strength program using a pre-test and post-test model
  • how to develop the best strength program for your level
  • to understand apply the importance of plyometric training
  • how to develop and increase the speed of your athletes
  • be able to advise your athletes on proper nutrition and hydration as needed as an athlete
  • how to manage your team effectively
  • how to avoid risk management issues
  • how to properly manage yourself as a coach
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  • A joy and passion for coaching or helping others.

**THE PRICE WILL BE GOING UP ON 07/31/2015!!**

The content of this course is based upon over 30 seasons of coaching at the college, minor league, high school, middle school, and youth levels of experience. This also includes experience and content of Masters and Bachelors level teaching in the Coaching Education area.

“Coach O is intensely passionate about the success of his student-athletes not only on the field or in the classroom, but in life….."

Being a successful coach is a huge challenge. Like success in anything else, you need all of the knowledge you can get. This course will help you to achieve this knowledge by teaching you about many different fundamentals that are important to being a coach. There is not any sport specific techniques discussed, but an overall philosophy to all sports at any level. This course will give you a firm foundation in the practical application of sport science and management. Additionally, we will discuss and enhance the idea of your coaching philosophy and coaching with a purpose.

Items covered:

Coaching Philosophy and Style (What it is and developing your own)

InSide Out Coaching by Joe Ehrmann

Sport Pedagogy (Practice Planning, Season Planning, Communication in Coaching, Motivating Your Athletes, Understanding How Athletes Learn, and Teaching Sport Skills)

Human Performance and Injury Prevention (Assessment, Functional Movement Training, Warm-up and Stretching, Developing a Strength Training Program, Plyometric Training, Speed Training, and Nutrition for Athletes)

Management (Team Management, Self-Management, and Risk Management)


Who is the target audience?
  • Anybody who wants to become a coach or become a better coach
  • Anybody with a love for sports
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Curriculum For This Course
23 Lectures
1 Lecture 16:42
Developing your Coaching Philosophy
4 Lectures 01:05:56
Developing Your Coaching Philosophy(part 1)

Developing your Coaching Philosophy(Part 2)

Your Coaching Style

Coaching with a Purpose
Planning and Pedagogy
6 Lectures 01:30:12
Coaching With a Plan (Practice and Season) 1

Coaching with a plan (Practice and Season) 2

Understanding How Athletes Learn

Teaching the Skills


Communication in Coaching
Human Performance and Injury Prevention
7 Lectures 01:49:55

Warm-up and Stretching

Developing Your Strength Training Program part 1

Developing Your Strength Training Program Part 2

Plyometric Training

Speed Development

Nutrition for Athletes
4 Lectures 49:50
Managing Your Team part 1

Managing Your Team part 2

Managing Yourself
1 Lecture 02:41
About the Instructor
Nic Olney
3.4 Average rating
5 Reviews
222 Students
1 Course
Coach, Teacher, Mentor, Leader.....

Coach Olney is a passionate Teacher and Coach who has coached and had success at the college, high school, minor league, and youth levels. He believes highly in the importance of learning through education, experience, and from others. He currently holds two Masters degrees in (1)Human Performance and PE in Coaching and in (2)Teaching. Additionally, he holds a Bachelor's degree in Sport and Exercise Science.

He has experience teaching classes at the Masters level in Coaching Education. He has been teaching PE, Health, Psychology, Business, and Technology throughout his 10 year teaching career at the K-12 level.

Coach's main passion is educating coaches. His first coaching love is football where he is currently a high school head coach while coaching for over 16 seasons. In 2009, he was named the National Minor League Football Assistant Coach of the Year and was the Far West Football Alliance National All-Star Team Defensive Coordinator. As a head coach, he has brought success back to a losing program and continuing to build as well as setting many team and individual school records. Coach has also had success as both a high school wrestling and track coach where he has coached many state qualifiers and placers in both.