Sports Coaching
Certificate Program

Find your potential at the University of Miami

Program Overview

Football Coach

The University of Miami Sports Coaching Certificate Program satisfies standards created by the Florida Department of Education for a 5-Year Athletic Coaching Certificate. This program also follows the standards created by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE). This national organization provides benchmarks and guidelines for what coaches should know, and be able to do. These benchmarks are clearly defined in eight comprehensive domains, which include:

  • Philosophy and Ethics
  • Safety and Injury Prevention
  • Physical Conditioning
  • Growth and Development
  • Teaching and Communication
  • Sports Skills and Tactics
  • Organization and Administration
  • Evaluation

Career Opportunities

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, athletic coaching occupations are projected to increase by some 29% between 2010 and 2020, twice as fast as the average for all occupations (14%). Students completing the University of Miami’s Sports Coaching Certificate Program are prepared for careers in the following areas:

  • Youth Leagues
  • Recreation Leagues
  • Interscholastic
  • Amateur clubs
  • Collegiate (NCAA, NJCAA, NAIA)
  • International
  • Professional

A.C. Tellison Jr. "This program is designed to make you a better student of the game" Randal "Thrill" Hill
University of Miami Hall of Fame Athlete

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