Nov 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPM 402 Youth Sports Administration


This is a culminating course that builds upon previous course work and experiences, and facilitates students’ understanding of the challenges and responsibilities a youth sports administrator, manager or coach will need to properly administer and manage youth sport programs.  Abilities are demonstrated through student work that will reflect the standards of National Youth Sports Administrators Association and other you sport associations.  Special attention will be paid to the impact that organized youth sports have on our society and the role the youth sports administrator plays in producing high quality, healthy, beneficial programs for young athletes.  Topics will include: developing a program philosophy, managing coaches, parents, risk, finances, youth sports events, and current issues in youth sports administration. Prerequisite: PSY 221 , SPM 302 , or permission by instructor.

3 credit hours