USA Team Handball

Welcome handball coaches!

The USA Team Handball Coaching Education and Certification Program (USATH-CECP) has teamed with the American Sport Education Program (ASEP) to provide online training opportunities for USATH coaches through the ASEP Coaches Education Program.

The ASEP Coaching Orientation course (available online) satisfies the USA Team Handball Coaching Certification Program Level 1 “Gateway” and Level 2 “Milestone” requirement of a Foundations of Coaching course. To purchase the Coaching Orientation online course, click on the corresponding icon in the table below.

The ASEP Coaching Principles course (available online) satisfies the USA Team Handball Coaching Certification Program Level 3 requirement of a Foundations of Coaching course. To purchase the online version of Coaching Principles, click on the corresponding icon in the table below.

ASEP Sport First Aid (available online) is a required course for both Level 1 “Gateway” and Level 2 “Insight” licenses. To purchase the online version of Sport First Aid, click on the corresponding icon in the table below.

USA Team Handball (USATH) is the National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of team handball in the United States and is recognized by the International Handball Federation (IHF) and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC). The mission of the USA Team Handball is to develop, promote, educate and grow the sport of Team Handball at all levels in the United States and to enable the US athletes to achieve sustained competitive international excellence.

The goal of the USATH Coaching Education and Certification Program (CECP) is to be recognized as the leading provider of Coaching Education and Certification for Team Handball in the USA. For more information, visit the USA Team Handball Web site at www.USATeamHandball.org and follow the Resources/Coaches link.

Contact Information
USA Team Handball
Contact: Mariusz Wartalowicz
Technical Director
Phone: 630-921-9221
Fax: 630-554-4253
E-mail: Mariusz@USATeamHandball.org
Web: www.USATeamHandball.org


ASEP courses offered through USA Team Handball:

Coaching Orientation

Gleaning material from the ASEP Coaching Principles, Sport First Aid, and Coaching [Sport] Technical and Tactical Skills courses, Coaching Orientation provides up-and-coming coaches with the essentials to step on the field for the first time. Clocking in at six hours, Coaching Orientation features interactive exercises, engaging graphics, poignant video vignettes, and quick pace to form a course that is informative, eye-opening, and enjoyable.  
Version or Format Notes
Online Course This course can be purchased and taken online.

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.

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.

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.

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.