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Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 9
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Itasca Community College's Coaching Certification program prepares students to be a head varsity coach in the Minnesota public school system under the statue, M.S.122A.33. Subd. 1: License and Degree Exemption for Head Coach. While this coaching certification may or may not be a requirement for head coaching in other states it is strongly recommended. This certification complements any degree, especially those within the field of education. The Coaching Certificate program Includes instruction in human movement studies, motivation studies, rules and practice of specific sports, exercise and fitness principles and techniques, basic athletic injury prevention and treatment, and organizing and leading fitness and sports programs.

Program Locations

  • Itasca Community College 55744

Labor Market Information

  • Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

  • Median wage: $23.56/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • General and Operations Managers

  • Median wage: $41.76/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • College Education Teachers

  • Median wage: $55,020/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • High School Teachers

  • Median wage: $60,514/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Middle School Teachers

  • Median wage: $58,901/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Elementary School Teachers

  • Median wage: $58,024/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • College Recreation and Fitness Teachers

  • Median wage: $60,423/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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Itasca Community College
Itasca Community College
1851 E. Highway 169 Grand Rapids, MN 55744 Toll-Free: (800) 996-6422 Local: (218) 322-2340 TTY: (218) 322-2438 Email: iccinfo@itascacc.edu