Spring 2021 Course Syllabus
Course: KINE-1321- Section: 71
Coaching-Sports-Athletics I
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Instructor Information
InstructorDr. Charles Kish
Phone(409) 984-6292
Location:Carl Parker Multipurpose Center - Room: 102
Hours:Virtual (Contact by email)
COVID 19 Information The Lamar State College Port Arthur (LSCPA) Student Code of Conduct COVID 19 Policy requires students who have been exposed to COVID 19 or diagnosed with COVID 19 to report their condition on the COVID 19 Notification Form (available via a link on the Student Code of Conduct COVID19 webpage). This information will be provided to the Dean of Student Services. In addition, this policy requires all students to wear face coverings in compliance with the criteria included in the policy. For more information please refer to the COVID 19 link on the LSCPA website.
Course Information
Description Study of the history, theories, philosophies, rules, and terminology of competitive sports. Includes coaching techniques.
Prerequisites None. (Recommended KINE 1301)
Learning Outcomes Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.    Demonstrate an understanding of the history, theories, philosophies, rules, and terminology of competitive sports and coaching (PSLO 1,2, 5, Alpha) Measured by discussion board assignments, course activities, embedded quiz and test questions, and pre-test/post-test.
2.    Analyze the practice of leadership activities used by coaches and educators. (PSLO 1, 2, 5, Alpha) Measured by discussion board assignments, course activities, embedded quiz and test questions.
3.    Demonstrate the ability to understand and apply a variety of essential components that promote effective leadership in coaching and athletics. (PSLO 1,2,3, 5, Alpha) Measured by discussion board assignments, course activities, embedded quiz and test questions.
Core Objectives PSLO ALPHA: Reading skills - Demonstrates comprehension of content-area reading material.
Identifies all main ideas, supporting details, and vocabulary in reading material; demonstrates a full understanding of the reading.
PSLO 1: Critical Thinking Skills – Uses creative thinking, innovation, inquiry and analysis, evaluation, and synthesis of information.
Creatively identifies problem, argument, or issue (to determine extent of information needed); differentiates the facts from opinions as relates to situation; constructs possible solutions or prediction or consequences; uses logical, sound reasoning to justify conclusion.
PSLO 2: Communication Skills – Demonstrates effective development, interpretation, and expression of ideas through written, oral and/or visual communication.
Expresses a strong thesis; organizes information with effective transitions & sequencing of ideas; uses substantial, logical & specific development of ideas; details are relevant, original, credible and correctly documented when appropriate to show an effective development and interpretation of ideas; and presents ideas in appropriate mode of expression for the task.
PSLO3: Empirical and Quantitative Skills – Applies the manipulation and/or analysis of numerical data or observable facts resulting in informed conclusions.
Identifies mathematical or scientific principles needed to complete task; uses mathematical or scientific principles needed to complete task; analyzes how to use the principles; and applies problem-solving skills in mathematical or scientific principles needed to complete task with correct informed conclusions.
PSLO 5: Social Responsibility Skills - Expresses intercultural competence, knowledge of civic responsibility, and the ability to engage effectively in regional, national, and global communities.
Identifies cultural characteristics (including beliefs, values, perspectives and/or practices); demonstrates knowledge of civic responsibility; provides evidence of experience in civic- engagement activities; and describes what she/ he has learned as it relates to a reinforced and clarified sense of civic identity in local, regional, national, or global communities; and shows awareness of one’s own culture in relation to others.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Textbooks Textbook Purchasing Statement: A student attending Lamar State College Port Arthur is not under any obligation to purchase a textbook from the college-affiliated bookstore. The same textbook may also be available from an independent retailer, including an online retailer.

Required Textbook(s): Martens, Rainer. (2012). Successful Coaching. 4th ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Textbook ISBN-13:978-1-4504-0051-0 or ISBN-10:1-4504-0051-5 (available at LSC-PA Bookstore). EBook: (available for purchase and download at www.humankinetics.com)
* The text is required for success in this course, plus students will be required to complete various assignments that require research on current topics and regular access to the internet.
Lecture Topics
    Syllabus, Introduction, Pre-Test
    ~ The introduction is included in Unit I for examination purposes
Unit I: Principles of Coaching
    Chapter 1: Developing your Coaching Philosophy
Chapter 2: Determining your Coaching Objectives
    Chapter 3: Selecting your Coaching Style
Chapter 4: Coaching for Character
Unit II: Principles of Behavior
    Chapter 6: Communicating with your Athletes
    Chapter 7: Motivating your Athletes
    Chapter 8: Managing Athlete Behavior
UNIT III: Principals of Teaching
    Chapter 9: The Games Approach
    Chapter 10: Teaching Technical Skills
    Chapter 11: Teaching Tactical Skills
    Chapter 12: Planning for Practice
UNIT IV: Principles of Physical Training & Management
    Chapter 13: Training Basics
Chapter 18: Managing your Program
Chapter 19: Managing Relationships
Chapter 20: Risk Management
    Post-Test, Course Evaluation
Major Assignments
Final Exam Date May 6, 2021 - 9:0 AM   Through  May 17, 2021 - 8:0 PM
Grading Scale  90 - 100=A    80 - 89=B    70 - 79=C     60 - 69=D    Below 59 = F
Determination of
Final Grade
A point value will be given to each assignment throughout the semester. A student’s final grade will be determined by using their total points earned divided by the total points possible, and the percentage will be used with a standard grading scale. The Additional Course Information Handout will provide detailed information on assignments and point totals.
Course Policies
Instructor Policies Make-up Assignments: Students must contact the instructor to request a make-up assignment prior to the deadline. This will only be accepted in rare circumstances and only partial credit will be given.
Attendance Policy Research has shown a cause and effect relationship between attendance and college success. This is an online class, so it is a requirement to regularly check student e-mail and the Blackboard system. Students are required to be present in the online class and must login and stay current on all assignments. Students must notify the course instructor of any long-term absences and plan with the instructor to complete all course assignments in a timely fashion. Any student that is not present in the online class for the time frame of one week, or students that are two weeks delinquent in assignments may be dropped from the course for non-attendance.
Academic Honesty Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSC-PA policies (Section IX, subsection A, in the Faculty Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.
Facility Policies
  1. No food or tobacco products are allowed in the classroom.

  2. Only students enrolled in the course are allowed in the classroom, except by special instructor permission.

  3. Use of electronic devices is prohibited.
Important Information
ADA Considerations The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the the Office for Disability Services Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.
MyLSCPA Be sure to check your campus E-mail and Course Homepage using MyLSCPA campus web portal (My.LamarPA.edu). When you've logged in, click the email icon in the upper right-hand corner to check email, or click on the "My Courses" tab to get to your Course Homepage. Click the link to your course and review the information presented. It is important that you check your email and Course Homepage regularly. You can also access your grades, transcripts, and determine who your academic advisor is by using MyLSCPA.
Other Online Participation: There will be a regular discussion board requirement for this course. Students will be required to participate in discussions and online activities. Students should adhere to course guidelines and adhere to the Discussion Board Do’s and Don’ts as well as the Netiquette handouts.

Posting of Grades: Grades will be posted in the Online Grade book associated with Blackboard system. The instructor will not send grades via e-mail or give the information out orally over the telephone. The instructor will strive to grade assignments and post feedback in a timely manner.
HB 2504 This syllabus is part of LSC-PA's efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.
Health, Fitness, and Sports
Phone:(409) 983-4921

If you have a grievance, complaint, or concern about this course that has not been resolved through discussion with the Instructor, please consult the Department Chair.