Coaching Authorization Information

THE LINKS BELOW ARE INFORMATIONAL ONLY FROM THE BOARD OF EDUCATIONAL EXAMINERS. For answers to specific questions about coaching authorizations or renewals please contact Steve Mitchell – Iowa DOE LICENSURE CONSULTANT at or 515-281-6896.

Coaching Authorization Frequently Asked Questions

Iowa Board of Educational Examiners Web Site

Iowa BOEE Coaching Authorization Renewal Form

Search Iowa BOEE Web Site for Teaching and Coaching Credentials

Iowa BOEE Staff Directory

Link to Mandatory Child and Adult Abuse Reporter Trainings Approved by BOEE

NFHS ON-LINE COURSES (One coaching authorization renewal credit for each of the courses listed below – THESE COURSES CANNOT BE USED TO OBTAIN A COACHING AUTHORIZATION – ONLY FOR RENEWAL!)

Concussion in Sports – FREE COURSE!

Creating a Safe and Respectful Environment – FREE COURSE!

Effectively Engaging Parents – FREE COURSE!

Heat Illness Prevention – FREE COURSE!

Sports Nutrition – FREE COURSE!

Sudden Cardiac Arrest – FREE COURSE!

AACCA Spirit Safety Certification

Coaching Baseball

Coaching Basketball

Coaching Cheer and Dance

Coaching Football

Coaching Golf

Coaching Soccer

Coaching Softball

Coaching Swimming

Coaching Track and Field

Coaching Unified Sports

Coaching Volleyball

Coaching Wrestling

First Aid, Health and Safety for Coaches

Fundamentals of Coaching

Middle School Sports

Strength and Conditioning

Teaching and Modeling Behavior

Teaching Sport Skills

NFHS COACHING TODAY MAGAZINE – Excellent publication for interscholastic coaches.

NFHS LOCKER ROOM – An excellent resource for coaches and athletic directors. Contains articles, videos, downloadable documents and links to educational sites for coaches.

Stages of a Coaching Career – By Dr. David Hoch

The AD’s ‘Dream Coach’ – By Dale Hierlmeier

LINKS TO ORGANIZATIONS THAT PROVIDE COACHING AUTHORIZATION PROGRAMS. (This is not represented as being a complete list of providers. Other providers should contact the IHSAA for possible listing.)

AEAs – Search for “Coaching” to find available coaching seminars

Coe College

Cornell College


Eastern Iowa Community College District

Hawkeye Community College

Heartland AEA 11

Iowa Central Community College

Iowa Lakes Community College

Iowa Valley Community College District

Iowa Western Community College

Kirkwood Community College

North Iowa Community College

Northeast Iowa Community College

Northwestern College

Southeastern Community College

Southwestern Community College

University of Northern Iowa

Upper Iowa University

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