Course Description

This course is designed to introduce the participant to coaching a variety of track and field events. It is developed for both the track and field coach as well as the physical education teacher. It will assist in introducing track and field to students in physical education classes as well as training track and field athletes to perform at a higher level. The course addresses proper training, technique and event specific drills which will enhance student/athlete performance. The course allows participants to develop, implement, review and evaluate various training methodology for specific track and field events.
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Section Title
Coaching Track and Field
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Delivery Options
Distance Learning  
Course Fee(s)
SPU Tuition credit (4 units) $396.00
Available for Credit
4 Quarter Credits
Reading List / Textbook
Coaching Track and Field Successfully by Mark Guthrie. Human Kinetics. ISBN: 9780736042741.
Section Notes

Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


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