Presentation on theme: "Take Part. Get Set For Life. National Federation of State High School Associations NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching Course North Carolina High School Athletic."— Presentation transcript:
Take Part. Get Set For Life. National Federation of State High School Associations NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching Course North Carolina High School Athletic Association 2007
State of Interscholastic Athletics in the United States 750,000 high school teacher/coaches 200,000 middle school teacher/coaches Over 7,000,000 student participants Bell curve Sport culture Club influence Parental influence Media influence Professional model Will sport be in schools in 25 years?
Leadership by NFHS and Member State Associations We must get the pendulum to swing the opposite way Education Programs aimed at: Coaches Officials Parents Students Community Train the stakeholders about the mission and purpose of interscholastic sports
Endorsements National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA)
Blended Format (8-10 Hours) Live Training, Units 1&2 (4 Hours) Adult Learners are ready and eager to learn, especially concepts that relate directly to carrying out their jobs as coaches. Adult learners benefit from collaborative situations in which they can share experiences and solve problems in paired or group exercises.
Blended Format (8-10 Hours) Live Training, Units 1&2 (4 Hours) Breakout Activities - Opportunity to learn from one another through sharing and discussion. Individual Worksheet Exercises Think/Pair Share Small Group Breakouts Optional Content and Activities NCHSAA/NCADA State Component Eligibility Skill Development Hazing Performance Enhancing Substances Infectious Disease
Blended Format (8-10 Hours) Online, Units 3 – 5 (4-6 Hours) Learning paced to the individual user An engaging, interactive experience Linear locked More consistent delivery Less costly for coach or school district Less administration for athletic directors and state associations All testing and certification completed online
Administrative Advantages NCHSAA endorsed and funded Compliance verified by a simple report Coach Search State association reporting Coach will have access to course for one full year Instructor will have access to course for as long as they are a state association approved instructor
Added Value Free Modules Gatorade NFHS Free 6 month membership in NFHS Coaches Association Demographic information National data base for coaches Course and instructor evaluations Polling capability
Content Development History, Mission and Purpose of Interscholastic Athletics Teacher/coach Student Student-centered coaching philosophy Place of winning in interscholastic athletics Educational outcomes of interscholastic athletics Teachable moments Developed with and for the interscholastic teacher/coach.
Features Coach Search Currently: Search by name, state, license number Future: By date Certificate of Completion A certificate, suitable for framing, can be printed upon successful completion of the course A receipt is available to print for reimbursement by school district
Benefits of National Certification? Six months free membership in NFHS Coaches Association 1 million dollars of liability insurance Coaches Magazines (NF) Continuing Education Units/Professional Development Course Delivery: face to face and online Student Centered Coaching Philosophy Student First-Athlete Second Integrating Athletics into the Educational Process Educational Outcomes of Interscholastic Athletics Promotion of Learning