Louisiana Recreation and Parks Association

Welcome Louisiana Recreation and Parks Association administrators, coaches, and officials! We're proud to count LRPA as one of our valued partners in providing educational resources to the many individuals involved in running youth sports programs.

Human Kinetics Coach Education has been in the business of sport education for 30 years, and we can bring that expertise and experience to your organization through our many offerings.

Coach Training for Only $19.95!
Our PDF-based Coaching Youth [Sport] online courses allow coaches to be trained entirely online. If you are a coach affiliated with LRPA and would like to purchase a course for yourself, just click on the corresponding icon in the course table below and proceed through the checkout. If you are a sport administrator looking to purchase multiple courses for distribution to your coaches, please call  800-747-5698 to place your order. Be sure to mention Associate Code 4005 and that you're with the LRPA when placing your order.

Officials Need Training Too!
Our Officiating [Sport] courses and resources will get your officials ready to take to the field with confidence.

For Busy Adminstrators
The Directing Youth Sports Programs online course gives you the tools you need to get your job done as sport administrator.

Additional Resources Available from Human Kinetics
Human Kinetics is the leading publisher of sports, physical activity, recreation, and coaching resources worldwide. Visit the Human Kinetics website for more resources geared toward coaches, officials, sport administrators, and parents.


ASEP Courses Recommended by LRPA:

Coaching Youth Baseball - PDF

Priced at only $19.95, this course is delivered entirely online. Our Coaching Youth Baseball book is delivered as a series of PDF downloads within the course. Coaches are prompted to read excerpts prior to completing online course units and activities, and can print the PDFs for hard-copy reference. Volume discounts available. To place an order for more than one course, call at 800-747-5698. For single orders, click on the icon below.
Version or Format Course Components
Coaching Youth Baseball - PDF This course is available as an online, self-study course covering fundamental coaching concepts, sport first aid, and baseball techniques and tactics.

Coaching Youth Basketball 4th Edition - PDF

Our lowest-cost alternative for training basketball coaches of athletes ages 14 and under. Priced at $19.95 retail, this course is delivered entirely online. Our Coaching Youth Basketball Fourth Edition book is delivered as a series of PDF downloads within the course. Coaches are prompted to read excerpts prior to completing online course units and activities, and can print the PDFs for hard-copy reference. Volume discounts are available. To place an order for more than one course, call 800-747-5698. For single orders, proceed through the checkout process.
Version or Format Course Components
Coaching Youth Basketball 4th Edition - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Coaching Youth Football 4th Edition - PDF

Our lowest-cost alternative for training coaches. Priced at $19.95 retail, this course is delivered entirely online. Our Coaching Youth Football book is delivered as a series of PDF downloads within the course. Coaches are prompted to read excerpts prior to completing online course units and activities, and can print the PDFs for hard-copy reference. Volume discounts available. To place an order for more than one course, call at 800-747-5698. For single orders, proceed through the checkout process.
Version or Format Course Components
Coaching Youth Football 4th Edition - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Coaching Youth Soccer - PDF

Our lowest-cost alternative for training coaches. Priced at $19.95 retail, this course is delivered entirely online. Our Coaching Youth Soccer book is delivered as a series of PDF downloads within the course. Coaches are prompted to read excerpts prior to completing online course units and activities, and can print the PDFs for hard-copy reference. Volume discounts available. To place an order for more than one course, call 800-747-5698. For single orders, click on the icon below.
Version or Format Course Components
Coaching Youth Soccer - PDF This course is available as an online, self-study course covering fundamental coaching concepts, sport first aid, and soccer techniques and tactics.

Coaching Youth Softball - PDF

Our lowest-cost alternative for training coaches. Priced at $19.95 retail, this course is delivered entirely online. Our Coaching Youth Softball book is delivered as a series of PDF downloads within the course. Coaches are prompted to read excerpts prior to completing online course units and activities, and can print the PDFs for hard-copy reference. Volume discounts available. To place an order for more than one course, call 800-747-5698. For single orders, click on the icon below.
Version or Format Course Components
Coaching Youth Softball - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Coaching Youth Tennis - PDF

Our lowest-cost alternative for training coaches. Priced at $19.95 retail, this course is delivered entirely online. Our Coaching Youth Tennis book is delivered as a series PDF downloads within the course. Coaches are prompted to read excerpts prior to completing online course units and activities, and can print the PDFs for hard-copy reference. Volume discounts available. To place an order for more than one course, call 800-747-5698. For single orders, click on the icon below.
Version or Format Course Components
Coaching Youth Tennis - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Coaching Youth Volleyball - PDF

Our lowest-cost alternative for training coaches. Priced at $19.95 retail, this course is delivered entirely online. Our Coaching Youth Volleyball book is delivered as a series of PDF downloads within the course. Coaches are prompted to read excerpts prior to completing online course units and activities, and can print the PDFs for hard-copy reference. Volume discounts available. To place an order for more than one course, call 800-747-5698. For single orders, click on the icon below.
Version or Format Course Components
Coaching Youth Volleyball - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Directing Youth Sports Programs

To be an effective youth sport program director, you need to know a little about everything. Finance. Human resources. Risk management. Marketing. Event planning. ASEP’s Directing Youth Sports Programs online course is your vehicle for putting that knowledge into practice by giving you the tools you need to get the job done.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course With Print Materials This course can be purchased and taken online.