Leadership in Sport, Physical Education and Coaching

Faculty
Science & Technology
Department
Sport Science
Course Code
SPSC 3240
Credits
3.00
Semester Length
15 weeks
Max Class Size
30
Method Of Instruction
Lecture
Seminar
Field Experience
Typically Offered
To be determined

Overview

Course Description
In this course students will study leadership concepts in relation to sport, physical education and coaching. Students will examine the role of the leader and the responsibility that comes with becoming a leader. Topics such as personal management, relationship management and conflict management will be covered. Students will apply leadership concepts within the classroom.
Course Content
1. The role of the leader
1.1 Roles
1.2 Responsibilities
1.3 Definitions
1.4 Management vs Leadership
1.5 Liability
 
2. Facilitating relationships
2.1 Developing relationships
2.2 Maintaining relationships
2.3 Repairing relationships
 
3. Communication as a leader
3.1 Written and verbal communication
3.2 Active listening skills
3.2.1 Paraphrasing
3.2.2 Questioning
3.2.3 Empathic listening
3.2.4 Re-stating skills
3.2.5 Demonstrating understanding
 
4. Leadership competencies
4.1 Survey of literature
4.2 Key competencies
4.3 Self assessment and action plan
 
5. Resonant leadership
5.1 Definition of resonant leadership
5.2 Developing resonance
5.3 Maintaining resonance
5.4 Creating resonant leaders within an organization
 
6. Emotional intelligence concepts
6.1 Definition of emotional intelligence
6.2 Components of emotional intelligence
6.3 Developing emotional intelligence
6.3.1 Self awareness
6.3.2 Self management
6.3.3 Social awareness
6.3.4 Relationship management
 
7. Catalyst for change
7.1 Understanding change
7.2 Proactive responses to change
7.3 Being a change agent
 
8. Vision and mission statements
8.1 Vision statements
8.2 Mission statements
8.3 Operationalizing statements
 
9. Personal and social responsibility
9.1 Concepts of personal responsibility
9.2 Concepts of social responsibility
9.3 Role of reflection
9.4 Empowerment
 
10. Covey's conpetencies
10.1 Dependance
10.2 Independence
10.3 Interdependence
 
11. Stress concepts
11.1 Definitions
11.2 Models
11.3 Emotional and arousal control
11.4 Priority management
11.5 Preventive factors
 
12. Taking action
12.1 Hellison’s Levels of awareness
12.2 Loehr's Full engagement
12.3 Allen's Taking control
12.4 Time management versus energy management
 
13. Model coach
13.1 N.C.C.P definition
13.2 Hellison’s teacher qualities
13.3 High Five concepts
 
14. Models of group development
14.1 Community development model
14.2 Tuckman's model
Methods Of Instruction
  • Lecture
  • Discussion groups
  • Practical application
  • Field observation and/or video observation
  • Self-study via print or online materials
  • Reading assignments
  • Online discussion groups
  • Experiential learning
Means of Assessment

Evaluation will be carried out in accordance with the Douglas College Evaluation Policy. The instructor will present a written course outline with specific evalution criteria at the beginning of the semester. Evaluation will include the following:

Practical applications              15-30%

Resource project                    15-30%

Mid-term and final exams       20-30%

Preparation and participation  5-15%

Practical leadership                0-20%

TOTAL                                  100%

 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate resonant leadership skills in sport, physical activity and coaching
  2. Demonstrate effective communication and facilitation during leadership tasks involving peers
  3. Demonstrate personal and socially responsible leadership
  4. Demonstrate the ability to create synergy within the classroom as a leader
Textbook Materials

Consult the Douglas College bookstore for the latest required textbooks and materials. A list of recommended textbooks and materials will be provided on the instructor's course outline which is available to students at the beginning of each semester.

As part of the course, instructors and students may engage in extra-curricular certification processes that overlap with the curriculum of the class. Fees for professional certification, where applicable, will be borne by the student. Potential certifications relating to this course include:

  1. NCCP Modules- Conflict management & coaching and leading effectively
  2. High Five - Principles of healthly child development

Requisites

Prerequisites

60 credits, including SPSC 1105 and SPSC 1103

Corequisites

No corequisite courses.

Equivalencies

No equivalent courses.

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

Institution Transfer Details Effective Dates
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) No credit 2007/09/01 to -
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU PHED 2XXX (3) 2010/09/01 to 2010/12/31
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU PHED 2XX (3) 2007/09/01 to 2010/08/31
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU PHED 2529 (3) 2011/01/01 to -
Trinity Western University (TWU) TWU HKIN 351 (3) 2007/09/01 to -
University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) UFV KPE 3XX (3) 2008/09/01 to -
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC EPHE 252 (1.5) 2007/09/01 to -

Course Offerings

Fall 2021

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
34747
Tue Thu
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Koci
Peter
Full
SPSC 3240 001 is restricted to BPEC students until July 7 at 10:30am. .
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
30
31
-1
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue Thu
New Westminster - North Bldg.
N1231
16:30 - 18:20