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The Ohio University Master's Degree in Recreation and Sport Sciences with a Concentration in Soccer Coaching consists of 12 academic courses delivered primarily online over 6 semesters. Two of the courses are delivered in face-to-face residencies at either a NSCAA Convention or on the campus of Ohio University. Students will be part of a cohort structure that keep learning-groups small (25 students) and allows for high levels of interaction among students and faculty. Two cohorts will be admitted per year, one in the Summer semester (June) and the second in the Spring semester (January). Cohort 8 will begin in January (10th - 14th), 2017 with an opening residency at the NSCAA Convention in Los Angeles, CA. Cohort 9 will begin with a residency program here at the Athens based campus of Ohio University in June (11th - 15th), 2016.


Soccer Coaching Education Program Objectives

  • Establish a foundation in coaching principles, methodology and a history of soccer and its evolution into the world's most popular sport.
  • Instill the coaching qualities needed for successful leadership and management on and off the playing field.
  • Introduce latest strategies for effectively utilizing technology to enhance player development.
  • Help coaches improve soccer sport skills and tactics and develop effective strategies to make important adjustments during practice and competition.
  • Provide soccer coaches with current practices in injury prevention, recovery, fitness development, hydration, nutrition and other player development concepts.
  • Improve organization, planning, evaluation and other administrative skills required to be an effective soccer coach.
  • Develop perspectives and strategies for developing and training advanced level players.
  • Present a framework for developmentally appropriate and athlete centered practices that will lead to long-term player development, beginning with our youngest players.
  • Become a consumer of current research and its application to coaching and player development.

 


Curriculum for June Start:

Year 1 - Summer Session
COED 6100 - Coaching Workshop I - Residency 1 - Ohio University (Athens, OH)
COED 6210 - Coaching Soccer: The Beautiful Game

Fall Semester
COED 6180 - Using Technology in Coaching
COED 6230 - Applying Research

Spring Semester
COED 6220 - Concepts of Youth Soccer Player Development
COED 6270 - Advanced Soccer Player Development

Year 2 - Summer Session
COED 6300 - Training and Conditioning for Soccer Coaches
COED 6340 - Performance Recovery: Concepts for Coaches

Fall Semester
COED 6140 – Psychology of Coaching
COED 6280 - Leadership and Team Dynamics

*COED 6400 - Coaching Performance Evaluation

Spring Semester
COED 6101 - Coaching Workshop II - Residency 2 - NSCAA Convention
COED 6150 - Injury Prevention and Risk Management

Curriculum for January Start:

 Year 1 - Spring Semester
COED 6100 - Coaching Workshop I - Residency 1 - NSCAA Convention
COED 6210 - Coaching Soccer: The Beautiful Game

Summer Session
COED 6180 - Using Technology in Coaching
COED 6230 - Applying Research

Fall Semester
COED 6220 - Concepts of Youth Soccer Player Development
COED 6270 - Advanced Soccer Player Development

Year 2 - Spring Semester
COED 6300 - Training and Conditioning for Soccer Coaches
COED 6340 - Performance Recovery: Concepts for Coaches

Summer Session
COED 6101 - Coaching Workshop II - Residency 2 - Ohio University (Athens, OH)
COED 6150 - Injury Prevention and Risk Management

Fall Semester
COED 6140 – Psychology of Coaching
COED 6280 - Leadership and Team Dynamics

*COED 6400 - Coaching Performance Evaluation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dr. David Carr at nscaaonline@ohio.edu
Associate Professor & Soccer Program Coordinator
Department of Recreation and Sport Pedagogy
The Patton College of Education
Lindley Hall N292
Athens, OH 45701
(740) 593-4651

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Sup at nscaaonline@ohio.edu
Assistant Coordinator- Soccer Coaching Program
Department of Recreation & Sport Pedagogy
The Patton College of Education
Lindley Hall N292
Athens, OH 45701
(740) 593-4626

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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