Jacksonville State University's Department of HPER offers a Minor and a Concentration in Coaching. Both of these programs are intended to prepare individuals to coach selected sports common in youth sports programs, middle and secondary schools, as well as collegiate athletics.
A minor in coaching consists of 18 hours of coursework:
HPE 391 Methods and Principles of Coaching
HPE 232 Sports Safety and First Aid
HPE 405 Scientific Principles of Conditioning
HPE 394 Practicum in Coaching
HPE 421/422 Sports Officiating
3 hours of coaching seminar classes