Coaching Education

Kansas State High School Activities Association Coaches Education Program

Human Kinetics
&
National Federation of High School Associations (NFHS)

With the requirement that all non-faculty interscholastic coaches in Kansas be trained prior to assuming coaching duties in their 2nd year, Human Kinetics and the NFHS are poised to assist the KSHSAA in reaching this goal.

To become a “Supervised Coaches Aid” (work under a certified teacher) one must pass either:
Human Kinetics Principles of Coaching (online or classroom) course, OR NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching

To become an “Unsupervised Coaches Aid” one must pass either:
Human Kinetics Principles of Coaching (online or classroom) course, OR NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching
                      AND
Human Kinetics Sport First Aid OR NFHS First Aid for Coaches OR an equivalent course.

Courses that meet the Kansas requirements to become an unsupervised Coach Aid are:

Approved Human Kinetics Courses   Approved NFHS Courses
• Human Kinetics Coaching Principles OR • NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching
• Human Kinetics Sports First Aid OR • NFHS First Aid for Coaches
OR • NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching Cheer & Dance(For Cheer & Dance coaches ONLY)

 

Follow the links below for more information on:
Registration for Human Kinetics Coaching Principles - Online Courses

Registration for Human Kinetics Sports First Aid - Online Courses

Registration for NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching - Online Courses

Registration for NFHS Coaching Cheer & Dance(For Cheer & Dance coaches ONLY)

Registration for NFHS First Aid, Health and Safety for Coaches - Online Courses

Human Kinetics Instructions:
From the link above, you can order one online Coaching Principles course individually now by clicking on the corresponding icon in the table at the bottom of the Human Kinetics page. Please note sports specific courses at the Human Kinetics site will NOT count for the initial KSHSAA coaching aide requirement.

Athletic Directors: A more convenient option for Athletic Directors is to purchase online Coaching Principles courses together through our multiple Coaching Principles course bundles rather than purchasing courses individually. You'll get multiple courses you need for more than one coach in one transaction. Online Coaching Principles course packages are available for purchase now; just click on your choice of packages from the list on the Human Kinetics page. Or, you can order course packages by calling Human Kinetics at 800-747-5698.

NFHS Instructions:
"Fundamentals of Coaching" is a general coaching course that will meet the first KSHSAA coach aide requirement. It is the first course listed at the NFHS Learn website. Please note sport specific courses at the NFHS site will NOT count for the initial KSHSAA coaching aide requirement.

The New NFHS Learn

AIC Requirements

CIC Requirements

Fundamentals of Coaching

Kansas Human Kinetics Instructors and contact information

Additional Information on Sports Medicine

If you prefer to take the Human Kinetics Coaching Principles as a classroom course, you need to register for the class through a Kansas Human Kinetics certified instructor in your area (see contact information above). Below is a list of the scheduled upcoming clinics in your Kansas. These clinics are taught through a network of Human Kinetics certified instructors in Kansas. If you enroll in a classroom course, you will receive the course materials from your instructor on site the day of the clinic. You cannot register for a classroom course through the Human Kinetics Web site; all registrations for classroom courses are through the instructor.

  Upcoming Classroom Courses

Friday, June 03, 2016 - Sports First Aid - (unsupervised)
Instructor: Tim Klein
Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Salina-Smoky Hill Learning Center, 605 E Crawford
Email: tklein@abileneschools.org
Phone: 785-263-1260, 785-458-9798
Cost: $140.00

Saturday, June 04, 2016 - Coaching Principles - (supervised)
Instructor: Tim Klein
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Salina-Smoky Hill Learning Center, 605 E Crawford
Email: tklein@abileneschools.org
Phone: 785-263-1260, 785-458-9798
Cost: $140.00

Wednesday, August 03, 2016 - Sports First Aid - (unsupervised)
Instructor: Brenda Soldani
Time: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Topeka-Capitol Plaza Hotel (Maner Conference Center), 1717 SW Topeka Boulevard
Email: bsoldani@tps501.org
Phone: 785-295-3847, 785-640-0210
Deadline: July 1, 2016
Cost: $110.00

Thursday, August 04, 2016 - Sports First Aid - (unsupervised)
Instructor: Brenda Soldani
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Topeka-Capitol Plaza Hotel (Maner Conference Center), 1717 SW Topeka Boulevard
Email: bsoldani@tps501.org
Phone: 785-295-3847, 785-640-0210
Deadline: July 1, 2016
Cost: $110.00

Thursday, August 04, 2016 - Coaching Principles - (supervised)
Instructor: Tim Klein
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Topeka-Capitol Plaza Hotel (Maner Conference Center), 1717 SW Topeka Boulevard
Email: tklein@abileneschools.org
Phone: 785-263-1260, 785-458-9798
Deadline: July 1, 2016
Cost: $130.00

Friday, August 05, 2016 - Sports First Aid - (unsupervised)
Instructor: John Summervill
Time: 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Hutchinson-Trinity Methodist Church, 17th & Main
Contact: 620-665-5712
Cost: $120.00

Saturday, August 06, 2016 - Coaching Principles - (supervised)
Instructor: John Summervill When: Saturday, August 06, 2016 Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where: Hutchinson-Trinity Methodist Church, 17th & Main
Contact: 620-665-5712
Cost: $150.00

 

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Kansas State High School Activities Association
PO Box 495, Topeka KS 66601
Ph: 785.273.5329  Fax: 785.271.0236
kshsaa@kshsaa.org