Aurora University

Coaching and Youth Sport Development (Minor)

Why study coaching and youth sport development?

If you’re passionate about helping young people discover the joy of athletics, this field is for you.

Why minor in coaching and youth sport development at AU?

This minor goes along with the sport management, exercise science or education majors. It rounds out your skill set, prepares you to be a coach and makes you more attractive to future employers.

Curriculum Highlights

    • Injury care
    • Officiating
    • Psychology
    • Sport statistics
  • The minor prepares you to be certified in a variety of areas, such as the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) and the Accredited Coaching Education Program (ACEP).

Career opportunities

You will be prepared for coaching careers in youth, high school, collegiate and professional sports.

Get hired by the best

  • Chicago Bears
  • Chicago Blackhawks
  • Chicago Steel Hockey
  • PGA