Learn the X's and O's of coaching

Do you want to prove you have what it takes to lead your own team? Earning a coaching minor from the University of Saint Mary may be what you need.

Coupled with a bachelor’s degree, USM’s coaching minor prepares graduates for careers as coaches at the middle, high school, college or even professional level. Students study essential elements of coaching athletics:

  • Physical education

  • Social interaction of athletics

  • Medical

  • Psychological

Coaching strategy and methods are also discussed. Many couple the coaching minor with a degree in sport management or business. Internship and practicum experiences are available at area grade, middle and high schools, recreation-level positions, or assisting collegiate coaches.