Are you interested in private coaching to train athletes to maximize their potential? The popularity of shows like American Ninja Warrior demonstrates the passion some athletes have to push the boundaries of their achievement.
With the Master of Science in Athletic Development Management, American Public University is leading the way as a pioneer in educating and preparing individuals who wish to train athletes or manage a private coaching business to develop athletes to maximize their potential.
Athletic competition from the youth to the professional level is daunting. To be successful, today’s athletes must have a quality work ethic, resilient psychological approach, and healthy nutrition habits. As a graduate of this program, you will become knowledgeable in sport science, nutrition, sport psychology, and business in order to train athletes to reach their optimal level of performance.
You will learn how to
- train athletes in both small group and large settings
- implement business best practices for owning and managing a sport-specific training facility or private coaching/training business
This unique online program allows you to work at your own pace. Coursework includes
- exercise science
- sport psychology
- coaching strategy
- sports finance
You will be led by faculty with coaching, personal training, athlete development and performance, and facility management work experience.
This program is an attractive option for those holding a Bachelor of Science in Sports and Health Sciences or related disciplines.