Athletic Coaching Minor and NY Temporary Coaching License

 

New York  State TEMPORARY COACHING LICENSE and Athletic Coaching Minor

New York State Temporary Coaching License

Anyone wishing to coach interscholastic athletic activities (grades 7-12) in New York State schools must apply for Coaching Certification. Individuals with NYS Teacher Certification may apply directly after completing the necessary coursework and trainings. All others must apply for a Temporary Coaching License. After acquiring at least three Temporary Renewals, a Professional Coaching License may be acquired. A holder of a Professional Coaching License is considered on "equal footing" with certified teachers for coaching positions. The Department of Health Promotion and Wellness at SUNY Oswego offers all coursework and trainings required for the New York State Temporary Coaching Certification.

Teacher Education Majors:
Teachers who are not certified in the area of physical education are required to complete Theory & Techniques of Coaching and Health Sciences Applied to Coaching within 3 years of his/ her employment as a coach a the secondary level. Philosophy, Principles and Organization of Athletics in Education must be completed within the first 2 years of employment as a coach.

Other Majors:
All non-classroom teacher coaches need to apply for a NYS Temporary Coaching License (nurses, pupil personnel service staff, teaching assistants, community members, etc.). Non-classroom teachers may only be appointed if there are no certified teachers available with experience and qualifications to coach the sport.

NY State Department of Education mandates three required courses:

 1. The Philosophy, Principles and Organization of Athletics in Education
(at SUNY Oswego take: PED 215 - Concepts, Theory and Problems of Athletic Coaching)


 2. Theory and Techniques of Coaching ... (select  one sport)
  • PED 312 - Techniques of Coaching Springboard Diving credit: 3
  • PED 317 - Basketball Coaching Techniques credit: 3
  • PED 319 - Soccer Coaching Techniques credit: 3
  • PED 322 - Techniques of Ice Hockey Coaching credit: 3
  • PED 324 - Men's Lacrosse Coaching Techniques credit: 3
  • PED 326 - Tactical and Coaching Concepts of Lacrosse credit: 3

3. Health Sciences Applied to Coaching and Physical Activity (at SUNY Oswego take both)
  • PED 340 - Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries credit: 3
  • HSC 243 - Standard First Aid and CPR credit: 3

For a New York State Temporary Coaching License a current and valid Red Cross Responding to Emergencies [or its equivalent] card is required at the time of application. SAVE training is required as is fingerprinting and school district recommendation for appointment to coaching positions.

For detailed information go to: NYS Coaching Guidelines : http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/pe/toolkitdocs/coachingguidelines_07_09.pdf 

 

   Athletic Coaching Minor ( 18 credits)

The coaching minor is designed for students who wish to coach in secondary schools (grades 7-12). Coursework extends beyond the credits required for the New York State Temporary Coaching License.

A. Core Requirements (12 cr)

  • PED 215 - Concepts, Theory and Problems of Athletic Coaching credit: 3
  • PED 340 - Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries credit: 3
  • HSC 243 - Standard First Aid and CPR credit: 3

Select one course, under advisement, from the following:

  • PED 312 - Techniques of Coaching Springboard Diving credit: 3
  • PED 317 - Basketball Coaching Techniques credit: 3
  • PED 319 - Soccer Coaching Techniques credit: 3
  • PED 322 - Techniques of Ice Hockey Coaching credit: 3
  • PED 324 - Men's Lacrosse Coaching Techniques credit: 3
  • PED 326 - Tactical and Coaching Concepts of Lacrosse credit: 3
  • GST 303 - Career Awareness II credit: Sp, Fl-2 to 3; SS-2 to 6 (Athletic Technique Internship)

B. Elective Requirements (6 cr)

Six credit hours, selected under advisement, from the following:

  • PED 210 - American Red Cross Lifesaving credit: 3
  • PED 290 - Intercollegiate Athletics credit: 1
  • PED 325 - Women in Sport credit: 3
  • PED 399 - Independent Study credit: 1 to 3
  • PED 499 - Independent Study credit: 1 to 3
  • HSC 300 - Emergency Medical Technician-Basic credit: 6
  • HSC 332 - Scientific Foundations of Fitness credit: 3
  • HSC 343 - Drug Use and Abuse in Society credit: 3
  • GST 303 - Career Awareness II credit: Sp, Fl-2 to 3; SS-2 to 6 (Athletic Coaching Field Experience)

One course from the following may be chosen:

  • PSY 322 - Child Psychology credit: 3
  • PSY 323 - Adolescent Psychology credit: 3

C. Cognate Requirements (None)