The coaching minor prepares students who want to coach youth sports, junior or senior high school sports, or in recreational sports settings by providing additional knowledge in the areas of teaching sport skills, sport psychology and organizing athletic programs. This minor is an excellent addition for students majoring in education or students majoring in other fields who would like to work with youth sports beyond their professional field.

Course Requirements

EXS 483 Professional Development in Exercise Science

Choose 15 credit hours from the following courses:
BIO 154 Human Body Systems and Laboratory
EXS 103 Teaching of Sports Skills I
EXS 203 Risk and Sports or
    MGT 303 Risk Management
EXS 273 Nutrition
EXS 343 Principles of Human Performance
EXS 493 Strength and Conditioning Preparation
LDR 203 Leadership Strengths & Skills or
    MGT 323 Leadership
SM 393 Sport Psychology

Total Minor Program: 18 credit hours

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.

Center for Sports Studies

The Coaching minor is part of Trine University's Center for Sports Studies.

Program Information


Coaching Minor


18 hours



Campus Location

Angola, IN