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Students interested in the coaching minor must enroll in 19 hours of specialized professional courses in kinesiology and physical education. Any student may elect to take the following sequence of courses for a minor in coaching:


Course Code Course Name Credits
PHED 116  Beginning Weight Training 1 credit
KINS 316 Essentials of Strength Training 3 credits
KINS 298 Prevention & Care of Athletic Injuries 3 credits
KINS 350
KINS 352
Acquisition & Analysis: Team Sports

Acquisition & Analysis: Individual Sports

3 credits
KINS 385 Sport Psychology 3 credits

KINS 491

Coaching Practicum 3 credits
KINS 404 Principles of Coaching 3 credits
TOTAL 19 credits


For information regarding the Coaching Minor, contact Matt Lucas: lucasmd@longwood.edu  or 434.395.2538



Matt Lucas, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.

Associate Professor
205E Coyner