Archdiocese of Baltimore

Welcome Archdiocese of Baltimore coaches!

As the exclusive coaching education provider to National Catholic Youth Organization Sports (NCYOS), Human Kinetics Coach Education has designed customized online coaching courses incorporating faith-based content supplied by NCYOS. The courses carry the endorsement of NCYOS.

Coaches in the Archdiocese of Baltimore are required to take the Catholic Coaching Essentials online course, and it is highly recommended that coaches also take the sport-specific course for the sport they coach. Coaches who take Catholic Coaching Essentials and the sport-specific course will be nationally certified through NCYOS.

To register for online courses, click on the appropriate online course icon(s) in the table below. From the course page, click the Add to Cart link.

Contact Information
Archdiocese of Baltimore
Division of Youth and Young Adult Ministry
Contact: Susan Smith
Phone: 410-547-5372
E-mail: ssmith@archbalt.org
Web: www.archbalt.org/youth-young-adult/youth-programs/athletics.cfm


ASEP courses offered through Archdiocese of Baltimore:

Catholic Coaching Baseball Essentials - PDF

Catholic Coaching Baseball Essentials focuses on how coaches teach the offensive and defensive skills and tactics of baseball. Catholic Coaching Essentials is a pre-requisite to this course.
Version or Format Course Components
Catholic Coaching Baseball Essentials - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Catholic Coaching Basketball Essentials - PDF

Catholic Coaching Basketball Essentials focuses on how coaches teach the offensive and defensive skills and tactics of basketball. Catholic Coaching Essentials is a pre-requisite to this course.
Version or Format Course Components
Catholic Coaching Basketball Essentials - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Catholic Coaching Essentials

Catholic Coaching Essentials is a sport-neutral course centering on general coaching principles, sport first aid, and team management. At its core is the coach's role as youth minister, who can use sports as a venue to teach Gospel values, instill Christian character, and build community.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course This course can be purchased and taken online.

Catholic Coaching Flag Football Essentials - PDF

Catholic Coaching Flag Football Essentials focuses on how coaches teach the offensive and defensive skills and tactics of flag football. Catholic Coaching Essentials is a pre-requisite to this course.
Version or Format Course Components
Catholic Coaching Flag Football Essentials - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Catholic Coaching Soccer Essentials - PDF

Catholic Coaching Soccer Essentials focuses on how coaches teach the offensive and defensive skills and tactics of soccer. Catholic Coaching Essentials is a pre-requisite to this course.
Version or Format Course Components
Catholic Coaching Soccer Essentials - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Catholic Coaching Softball Essentials - PDF

Catholic Coaching Softball Essentials focuses on how coaches teach the offensive and defensive skills and tactics of softball. Catholic Coaching Essentials is a pre-requisite to this course.
Version or Format Course Components
Catholic Coaching Softball Essentials - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Catholic Coaching Tackle Football Essentials - PDF

Catholic Coaching Tackle Football Essentials focuses on how coaches teach the offensive and defensive skills and tactics of tackle football. Catholic Coaching Essentials is a pre-requisite to this course.
Version or Format Course Components
Catholic Coaching Tackle Football Essentials - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Catholic Coaching Tennis Essentials - PDF

Catholic Coaching Tennis Essentials focuses on how coaches teach the offensive and defensive skills and tactics of tennis. Catholic Coaching Essentials is a pre-requisite to this course.
Version or Format Course Components
Catholic Coaching Tennis Essentials - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Catholic Coaching Volleyball Essentials - PDF

Catholic Coaching Volleyball Essentials focuses on how coaches teach the offensive and defensive skills and tactics of volleyball. Catholic Coaching Essentials is a pre-requisite to this course.
Version or Format Course Components
Catholic Coaching Volleyball Essentials - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Catholic Coaching Wrestling Essentials - PDF

Catholic Coaching Wrestling Essentials focuses on how coaches teach the offensive and defensive skills and tactics of wrestling. Catholic Coaching Essentials is a pre-requisite to this course.
Version or Format Course Components
Catholic Coaching Wrestling Essentials - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course