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Welcome to our new ecommerce website!

Welcome to our new website—CoachEducation.HumanKinetics.com—dedicated to ecommerce and where all purchases of Human Kinetics Coach Education online courses, books, and Coaching Better Workshop ancillaries will be made moving forward. The new ecommerce site is fully secure and compliant with website https ecommerce security protocols. The move to this new ecommerce site is a proactive measure to ensure the security of customer credit card information. Please note, however, that this site does not replace our current “legacy site” at www.HumanKineticsCoachEducationCenter.com. Rather, the new ecommerce site operates in tandem with our legacy site, meaning we have two websites, each serving different purposes,...

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Human Kinetics Coach Education names new Associate Director of Coach Education

Human Kinetics Coach Education is pleased to announce Russell Wambles as the organization’s new Associate Director. Wambles has been a high school athletic director for over 20 years, most recently at Apopka (Florida) High School where he preached sportsmanship, academics, and success on the fields and courts. “I strongly believe in the mission of Human Kinetics Coach Education having seen how it benefitted my coaches and teams in Florida,” he said. “I know how important quality coaching is to athletes, parents, and communities, and Human Kinetics sets the highest standard for building strong programs.” In his new role, Wambles will...

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Unit 19 receives grant for certifying high school coaches

Unit 19 receives grant for certifying high school coaches Scranton, Pa.—School districts in Northeastern Educational Intermediate Unit 19 (NEIU) are the recipients of a $20,000 grant earmarked for training and certifying Unit 19 interscholastic sport coaches. The grant was spearheaded by Senator John Blake of the 22nd Senatorial District. “I was glad to advocate for this grant funding to help our local schools offset the costs of PIAA-required coaching education courses,” Blake said. “As a former student-athlete, I understand and appreciate the important role that coaches play in the lives of our high school students. These courses will help to...

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Introducing the Coaching Better Workshop

Athletic directors: Maximize the impact of your athletic program and coaching staff Developed under the direction of world-renowned coach educator Dr. Wade Gilbert, the Coaching Better Workshop is your opportunity to assemble coaches of all sports to examine priorities, share experiences, mentor coaches, build camaraderie, foster accountability, and prepare for success. Whether you conduct on an in-service day, a professional development day, or a preseason coaches’ meeting, the Coaching Better Workshop is an efficient way for you as athletic director to ensure the readiness of your coaches. As AD-facilitator, you’ll have everything you need to lead the three-hour workshop with...

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Welcome to an exclusive group of coaches!

Welcome to an exclusive group of coaches! We commend you for your commitment to coaching, your willingness to learn and improve, and your desire to provide the most positive sport experience possible for the athletes you coach. By successfully completing your course, your name is listed in the National Coaches Registry, an online listing of coaches. Administrators use this online resource to verify coaches’ course completion, so it’s beneficial to both you and them that your name appears in the registry. To document your achievement, you can print a course completion certificate from the website. You can also email your...

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