For those individuals who are not Physical Education teacher certified and wish to coach in the State of New York, Roberts Wesleyan College offers a series of courses designed to meet the guidelines for the coaching requirement established by the Commissioner of Education at the State Education Department.
The courses are as follows:
PED 201 First Aid CPR/Professional Rescuer
PPE 225 Administration Interscholastic Athletics
PPE 235 Coaching Techniques and Practice
PPE 250 Scientific Bases of Exercise
PPE 450 Coaching Practicum
When all courses (12 hours minimum) are successfully completed, the student will apply directly to the State Education Department for licensure.
NOTE: These classes are also part of a Coaching Minor.