Sports Coaching Minor

This 19-credit program consists of courses in principles of coaching, fitness, advanced coaching techniques, sport psychology, management, emergency care, and sport modules. The Minor in Sports Coaching is an excellent opportunity to strengthen the CV of those students interested in coaching in school, collegiate, or professional settings.

For further information, please contact Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education at 973-655-5253 or Dr. Robert Horn at

Program Requirements

Core Courses10-13
Fitness Activities 1
Coaching Principles and Problems
Psychology of Sport
Cooperative Education in Physical Education
Sports Modules0-3
Complete one of the following:
Introduction to Fielding and Target Games 1
Introduction to Invasion and Net Games 1
Complete 1-3 courses from the following: 2
Principles and Practice of Emergency Care
Management of Health, Physical Education, Athletics and Fitness Programs 1
Nutrition: A Socioecological Perspective
Social Problems in Sports
Adapted Physical Education
Advanced Coaching Techniques
Total Credits19