Sports Prep Nothing But Athletes

Welcome Sports Prep Nothing But Athletes Coaches!

Sports Prep Nothing But Athletes has partnered with the American Sport Education Program (ASEP) to provide training and certification for coaches. It's the goal of Sports Prep Nothing But Athletes to ensure that coaches are the best they can be. By providing educational opportunities Sports Prep Nothing But Athletes will provide coaches with a ready made "tool box" for success throughout this season and for many more years to come! Below are a number of online courses endorsed by Sports Prep Nothing But Athletes. Sports Prep Nothing But Athletes will host classroom clinics for various sports and topics. For a list of upcoming clinics and events go to Sports Prep Nothing But Athletes website at www.sportsprepnba.net.

Coaches should have the course for their sport completed prior to their first practice. Once a coach has completed an ASEP course, they may print/email their transcript record from ASEP's National Coaches Registry as proof of completion. Coaches should recertify by taking any of the courses below every three years to be in good standing with Sports Prep Nothing But Athletes.

For more information contact:
Email: sportsprepnba@netzero.com
Website: www.sportsprepnba.net
Phone: (618) 410-2404 or (219) 395-9539

Recommended courses for youth coaches working with athletes 14 years old and younger:
Coaching Essentials Online Course
Coaching Youth Baseball Online Course
Coaching Youth Basketball Online Course
Coaching Youth Football, Third Edition - Featuring Flag Football Online Course
Coaching Youth Football, Fourth Edition - Tackle Football Online Course
Coaching Youth Soccer Online Course
Coaching Youth Softball Online Course
Coaching Youth Tennis Online Course
Coaching Youth Volleyball Online Course
Coaching Youth Wrestling Online Course

Recommended courses for coaches working with high school or elite level athletes:
Coaching Principles Online Course
Sport First Aid Online Course
Coaching Baseball Technical and Tactical Skills Online Course
Coaching Basketball Technical and Tactical Skills Online Course
Coaching Football Technical and Tactical Skills Online Course

Note that other sport specific courses will be coming out soon.

Board Members of community-based sports organizations are strongly encouraged to take Directing Youth Sports Programs Online Course.

For a complete listing of other sport resources,  visit the Web site of ASEP's parent company, Human Kinetics.

 


ASEP courses required or recommended by Sports Prep Nothing But Athletes:

Coaching Basketball Technical and Tactical Skills online course with e-book

The course is designed to help coaches learn how to teach the technical and tactical skills of basketball and is suitable for high school coaches, serious club coaches, undergraduate students, and advanced coaches at the youth level.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course Online course suitable for training and certifying high school basketball coaches or for offering as a college course. Veteran youth basketball coaches will also find the course valuable in taking their coaching to the next level.

Coaching Essentials

Coaching Essentials is a sport-neutral course geared toward coaches of athletes age 13 and under participating in a recreational, noncompetitive setting. Coaches will come away from the course with a solid understanding of fundamental coaching concepts and basic coaching responsibilities. 
Version or Format Notes
Online Course This course can be purchased and taken online.

Coaching Football Technical and Tactical Skills online course with e-book

The course is designed to help coaches learn how to teach the technical and tactical skills of football and is suitable for high school coaches, serious club coaches, undergraduate students, and advanced coaches at the youth level.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course Online course suitable for training and certifying high school football coaches or for offering as a college course. Advanced youth football coaches will also find the course valuable in taking their coaching to the next level.

Coaching Principles

This online self-paced course includes the printed text Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition. Geared toward high school and club-level coaches (those who coach athletes age 14 and older), the 20-unit online course challenges coaches to define their coaching philosophy, objectives, and style; enhance communication and motivational skills; become more effective teachers; and improve team, relationship, risk, and self-management skills. Coaching Principles covers the fundamentals of being a successful coach—on and off the field.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course With Print Materials With your course registration, you'll receive a hard copy of the text Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition, a valuable reference guide for seasons to come.
Instructor-Led Classroom Course With Print Materials

Coaching Principles with E-book

This online self-paced course includes the e-book Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition. Geared toward high school and club-level coaches (those who coach athletes aged 14 and older), the 20-unit online course challenges coaches to define their coaching philosophy, objectives, and style; enhance communication and motivational skills; become more effective teachers; and improve team, relationship, risk, and self-management skills. Coaching Principles covers the fundamentals of being a successful coach—on and off the field.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course With this version of Coaching Principles, you'll receive the Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition, textbook as an e-book that's accessible through the online course.
Instructor-Led Classroom Course With Print Materials

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 Football - PDF (featuring flag football content)

This course is based on the third edition of Coaching Youth Football, which includes information on tackle, flag, and touch football. Priced at $19.95 retail, this course is delivered entirely online. The book is delivered as a series of PDF downloads within the course. Volume discounts available. To place an order for more than one course, call ASEP at 800-747-5698. For single orders, click on the icon below.
Version or Format Course Components
Coaching Youth Football - PDF (featuring flag football content) 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.

Sport First Aid 5th Edition

Provides high school and club coaches with action steps for the care and prevention of more than 110 sport-related injuries and illnesses. With Sport First Aid, you will be prepared to make critical decisions and respond appropriately when faced with medical emergencies.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course With Print Materials With your course registration, you'll receive a hard copy of the text Sport First Aid, Fifth Edition, a valuable reference guide for seasons to come.
Instructor-Led Classroom Course With Print Materials

Sport First Aid 5th Edition with E-book

Provides high school and club coaches with action steps for the care and prevention of more than 110 sport-related injuries and illnesses. With Sport First Aid, you will be prepared to make critical decisions and respond appropriately when faced with medical emergencies.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course This version of the online course includes the Sport First Aid textbook in e-book format. The e-book is accessible from within the online course.
Instructor-Led Classroom Course With Print Materials