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College of Physical Activity
and Sport Sciences


Bachelor of Science

Athletic Coaching Education

The Athletic Coaching Education major in the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences at WVU prepares students interested in pursuing a variety of roles in the coaching profession. These roles include, athletic coach at the youth level, coaching older master athletes or individuals with disabilities and special needs, strength coaching, fitness coach, etc

This bachelors degree consists of a sequenced curriculum that focus on professional knowledge, sport-specific science, and pedagogical skills mixed with practicum experiences that provide students with several opportunities to learn and apply the principles and practices of coaching across a wide range of health, recreation, and performance based professions, as well as to develop professional networking and social skills.



Greg Goodwin

Recruiting and Advising Specialist

Room 109F
West Virginia University
College of Physical Activity
and Sport Sciences
375 Birch St., Morgantown WV 26505
P.O. Box 6116

Telephone (304) 293-3393
Fax (304) 293-4641

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