International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Perceptions of Coaching Education in Physical Education Curriculums
Dr. Linda Schoenstedt, Dr. Brad Vickers, Dr. David Carr

As the demand for quality coaching increases, the availability of coaching education courses in higher education curricula remains relatively low. This study developed and utilized a survey to assess the perceptions of PETE faculty, PETE teacher candidates/students, and K-12 teachers on dual roles of teaching and coaching. Responses from PETE faculty, PETE teacher candidates and K-12 Teachers were analyzed to reveal a difference in perception of PETE programs in their preparation of future coaches. These differences were discovered from the participants’ survey answers relating to their perceptions of coaching education preparation, coaching minors, availability of coaching courses, the type of coaching education coaches offered and expectations for the knowledge to coach.

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