ERIC Number: ED052538
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Certification of High School Coaches.
Maetozo, Matthew G., Ed.
Approximately one-fourth of all head coaches of junior and senior high school teams have had no professional preparation for such responsibility. Professional groups are urging certification or endorsement requirements beyond present requisites for teaching certification. This publication presents eight professional viewpoints on various aspects of coach certification. Described is a program developed by the AAHPER division of men's athletics that aims at ensuring the health and safety of the athlete through the establishment of minimum coaching certification standards. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Certification, Legal Responsibility, Physical Education, Professional Training, School Safety, Secondary Education, Standards
American Association of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, 1201 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 ($2.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.