Coaching Certificate - Riverland


Riverland Community College's coaching certification program prepares students for a Head/Varsity coaching position, by satisfying standards created by the Minnesota State High School League. Students complete coursework designed to improve knowledge of skill development, care and prevention of athletic injury, coaching fundamentals and coaching philosophy.


Wages & Outlook

Current Demand

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This career is currently in high demand.

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 8,194 new Coaches and Scouts to meet market demand between 2018-2028. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

(source: Minnesota State CAREERwise Education)
Job Title Examples
  • Athletic Coach
  • Basketball Coach
  • Director of Athletics
  • Football Coach
  • Baseball Coach
  • Cross Country/Track and Field Coach
  • Golf Coach
  • Swim Coach
  • Tennis Coach
  • Volleyball Coach

(source: Minnesota State CAREERwise Education)


The college offers several scholarships for students to help with the cost of their education.


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Last Updated: February 10, 2017

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