Coaching Employment Portfolio

The following materials will be developed throughout the Coaching Minor curriculum and could or must (marked by an asterisk) be included in your Employment Portfolio. The portfolio must be organized into sections.

The assessment rubrics given to you by your instructor for your assignments must be attached to the artifact. Please refer to the Employment Portfolio Checklist for assessment information.

  • Table of contents*
  • Cover letter(s)
    • COACHING-492 Letter of application*
  • Resume
    • COACHING-492*
  • List of all coaching courses*
    • Course numbers
    • Titles of courses
    • Credits
    • Grades
  • Coaching philosophy*
    • COACHING-240
  • Transcript*
  • One letter of recommendation and two additional references*
  • Coaching Field Study Supervisor Evaluation and any other relevant evaluations*
  • Artifacts representing the National Association of Sport and Physical Education Coaching Standards from selected course work:
    • The National Association of Sport and Physical Education National Coaching Standards include the following eight domains:
      Domain 1 - Philosophy and Ethics
      Domain 2 - Safety and Injury Prevention
      Domain 3 - Physical Conditioning
      Domain 4 - Growth and Development
      Domain 5 - Teaching and Communication
      Domain 6 - Sport Skills and Tactics
      Domain 7 - Organization and Administration
      Domain 8 - Evaluation

      ARTIFACTS
      • Examples of Computer Skills (2 examples must be provided)*:
        • Word processing skills
        • Graph development
        • Spreadsheet development
        • PowerPoint presentation
        • Email
        • Web site references related to coaching
        • Web page development
        • Other computer related skills
      • Student Projects (2 examples must be provided):
        • COACHING-240 Coaching Philosophy Paper
        • COACHING-255 Weight and Conditioning Program Design
        • COACHING-256 Drill Development Using Goal Setting
        • COACHING-351 Basketball Scouting Report
        • COACHING-352 Baseball Coaching Philosophy
        • COACHING-353 Track and Field Coaching Handbook
        • COACHING-356 Wrestling Related Issue Project
        • COACHING-356 Wrestling Handbook
        • COACHING-359 Volleyball Paper
        • COACHING-460 Position Paper
        • COACHING-492 Project
        • Other coaching related project
      • TWO EXAMPLES FROM THE LIST BELOW MUST BE PROVIDED
      • Reading List:
        • COACHING-240 web sites
        • COACHING-256 web sites
        • Other reading list
      • Journals:
        • COACHING-492 Journals
        • Other journal activities
      • Article Critiques:
        • COACHING-255
        • COACHING-356
        • Other article critique activities
      • Analytical Work:
        • COACHING-351 Scouting Report
        • COACHING-461 Position Paper
        • Other analytical work
      • Self-Assessments:
        • COACHING-240
        • COACHING-256
        • Other self-assessments
      • Application of Concepts:
        • COACHING-250 Skill Analysis Project
        • COACHING-255 Weight and Conditioning Program
        • COACHING-256 Developing Practice Drills Using Goal Setting
        • Other examples of application of concepts
      • Goal Statements:
        • COACHING-240 Professional Coaching Goals*
        • COACHING-492 Field Study Goals
        • Other goal statements
      • Interviews:
      • Observations:
        • COACHING-351 Basketball Scouting Report
        • COACHING-352 Students Observe a Practice and Game
        • COACHING-359 Students Observe Volleyball Match
        • Other observations
      • Critical Thinking Skills:
        • COACHING-250 Biomechanical analysis of movement
        • COACHING-460 Position Paper
        • COACHING-461 Evaluation of joint
        • COACHING-492 Goals and Objectives
        • Other examples of critical thinking skills
      • Reflections:
        • COACHING-240 Developing a Coaching Philosophy
      • Web site self-assessments:
        • COACHING-240
        • COACHING-256
        • Other examples of reflection
      • Case studies:
        • COACHING-461 Injury Assessments
        • Other examples of case studies
      • Other Examples of artifacts Selected by the Student:

*Download the Portfolio Checklist