· Read Textbook
· Assignment – Write a 5-6 page reflection paper summarizing what you learned from reading the text and how this knowledge is applicable to you as a coach. (100 pts)
· Submission Deadline – Sunday, November 20, 9:00 pm
· Topic – Ethical Issues of Concern in Coaching Athletics
· Requirements – 2-3 page paper summarizing current issues; must review at least 5 current articles (2005-2011) from professional and /or research based journals; add a reference page with complete citations; content must be appropriately referenced; APA format
· Submission Deadline – Sunday, September 18, 9:00 pm
· Assignment – Identify and describe components and elements characteristic of a quality practice session. From this information, design a 2-hour practice session for the sport of your choice. General requirements include objectives, required equipment and facilities, diagrams and explanation of drills, and references.
· Submission Deadline – Sunday, October 16, 9:00 pm
· Assignment – Four discussion topics will be posted throughout the semester. Students are required to post one primary response relevant to the discussion topic that is supported by the current literature. A full citation must be provided at the top of the post (APA format). Students are also required to post one response (secondary post) to each student's primary response. Secondary posts do not need to be referenced.
- September Issues and Problems Inherent in Athletic Recruiting
- October Salaries of Athletic Coaches: Insulting, Realistic, or Excessive
- November Dealing with Problem Athletes: Forgiveness, Suspension, or Dismissal
- December Governing Body Regulations: Under-regulated, Adequate, Over-regulated
Note: Grading rubrics for each of the assignments and an example of a primary discussion response will be posted on the course home page.
FINAL GRADE DETERMINATION
A 475-500 pts 95%
B 425-474 pts 85%
C 350-424 pts 70%
F < 350 pts