Sports Coaching and Education

Become a leader in the fast-growing world of Sports Coaching and Education and turn your passion for sport into a career.

Subject overview

Study theory and practice across the field of Sports Coaching and Education and also follow a specific pathway of interest, which could include:

  • Sport coaching and leadership
  • Sport science
  • Dance
  • Health education and leadership
  • Health and physical education

Take courses that draw on the best of international research and practice, and are grounded in the educational, social and cultural contexts of Aotearoa New Zealand. You will learn how to respond to the needs of a range of groups, including young people and Māori and Pacific communities. Undertake industry experience to support your learning.

Where can Sports Coaching and Education take you?

You will be able to support others to take up sport. Careers include:

  • Sport coaching
  • Sport programme development in schools or sport trusts
  • Community sport and physical activity coordinator
  • Sport event coordination

Explore your study options in Sports Coaching and Education