Focus Area: Athletic Coaching

Choose a Life.Changing. career helping guide athletes toward their short- and long-term goals!

Campus Ottumwa and Centerville Campuses
Entry Term All Terms
Length of Program 6 Terms (18 Months)
Diploma/Degree  Associate of Arts Degree (A.A.)


Do you like athletics, whether it be a particular sport or sports in general? Are you interested in teaching and making sure athletes are prepared to be their best? If so, a career in Athletic Coaching may be for you!  As an athletic coach your job is to be able to teach the fundamentals in individual and team sports. Our Focus Area will give you the opportunity to take classes in weight training, cardiovascular training, coaching, and even personal training, preparing you to be the best possible coach you can be!


What you will learn:
  • Coaching
  • Weight Training
  • Personal Training
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Aspects of Good Nutrition


Ready to take your education to the next level? Check out the Athletic Coaching details below to see how our Focus Area at Indian Hills Community College will help you get a Life.Changing. Career as a High School Athletic Coach, College Athletic Coach, or a Personal Trainer!


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Questions? Don’t stress. Just ask Don!

Don Waltenberger, Department Chair, Arts & Sciences
(641)-683-5154 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5154
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