In this course you will examine the relationship between character and athletics. You will explore ways to establish a culture of character, model positive leadership, foster ethical decision-making and promote equality in athletics. You will also enhance your personal philosophy of athletics, develop an athletic mission statement and create a cumulative final project with practical application to your current role as an athletic leader.
Throughout the course you will hear from three leaders of the University of San Diego community: Ed DeRoche, Director of the University of San Diego Character Education Resource Center; Marie Zidek, former USD Assistant Volleyball Coach; and Rich Hill, former USD Head Baseball Coach.
Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for athletic coaches and K-12 teachers who provide physical education, who want to gain a new perspective on coaching in the modern era.
NOTE: Section 007 is specifically for USD Athletics students. Only enroll in this section if you have a sandiego.edu email address and have been approved to take this section by USD Athletics Department.
Course Materials: None
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NOTE: This section (006) is specifically for the general public. If you are a student with USD Athletics Department and have a sandiego.edu email, please choose section 007 for enrollment.
NOTE: This section (007) is specifically for USD Athletics Department students. Only enroll in this section if you have a sandiego.edu email address and have been approved to take this section by USD Athletics Department. General public, please choose section 006.
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