ASEP Partners with USA Team Handball to Bring Online Coaching Education to Handball Coaches

Author: ASEP Marketing

03/04/2010

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.

"We are very pleased to team up with the American Sport Education Program in providing our coaches with a unique opportunity to broaden their professional knowledge through high quality online courses which will supplement our in-house on-site education and certification programs," says Mariusz Wartalowicz, USA Team Handball technical director.

The online course offerings and corresponding certification levels are as follows:

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.

The ASEP Coaching Principles course (available online) satisfies the USA Team Handball Coaching Certification Program Level 3 "Insight" requirement of a Foundations of Coaching course.

The ASEP Sport First Aid course (available online) is a required course for both Level 1 "Gateway" and Level 2 "Insight" licenses.

"I am excited to partner with USA Team Handball to provide ASEP coaching education courses to handball coaches across the country," says Jim Schmutz, ASEP executive director. "Most importantly, these courses will enhance the ability of coaches to provide the highest quality experience for their teams, consistent with the mission-focused efforts of USA Team Handball," states Schmutz.

Those with questions about the program and handball coaches looking to take the courses can visit the Partner Organizations/USA Team Handball section of the ASEP Web site at www.ASEP.com.

The USA Team Handball (USATH) is the national governing body 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 U.S. 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 United States. For more information, visit the USA Team Handball Web site at www.USATeamHandball.org and follow the Resources/Coaches link.