Coaching Authorization Classes

Do you want to be an athletic coach? By taking a four-course sequence of classes you can earn a coaching authorization which will certify you to become a head or assistant coach in any sport, without having had prior college coursework. The four courses needed for the program are (1) Human Growth and Development; (2) Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries; (3) Structure and Function of the Human Body; and (4) Theory and Ethics of Coaching Interscholastic Athletics. Classes will begin meeting on June 6 at Northwest AEA in LeMars from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Classes will go until June 28. Attendance is required at all sessions. Cost is $475 for this 5- credit hour program. Registration deadline is May 23. For more information or to register for these classes, go to You can also contact Joyce Vander Wilt at Northwest AEA by emailing or calling 712-722-7805.