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Estimated Tuition & Fees
$ 960
Based on Iowa residency, subject to change; does not include course level fees or books and supplies


Sioux City, Cherokee & Denison

Program Description

Offered Completely Online

This certificate prepares students to instruct and coach groups or individuals in the fundamentals of fitness and athletics. Students learn to provide training direction, encouragement, motivation, and nutritional advice to students and athletes, as well as explain and enforce safety rules and regulations. 

This program prepares the student for coaching endorsement in Iowa. Completion of the coursework within this certificate is one of the mandatory requirements to apply for a coaching authorization or endorsement. According to the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners (BoEE), "All coaches (paid OR volunteer) are required to have either their coaching authorization, or a coaching endorsement listed on a valid teaching license." Additional information may be found on the BoEE website.


Amy Hueser, MA, Ext 1805, Room B119, amy.hueser@witcc.edu

Required Classes

PEC 110 Coaching Ethics, Techniques and Theory 1
PEC 115 Athletic Development and Human Growth 1
PEC 120 Body Structure and Function 1
PEC 126 Athletic Injury Prevention 2


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Visit at 4647 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Call 800.349.4649 or 712.274.6400
Email info@witcc.edu