Pasco County School District

The District School Board of Pasco County in partnership with Human Kinetics Coach Education offers online courses to certify high school coaches in your district and to earn the Florida Department of Education Athletic Coaching Endorsement. Coaches earn certification by successfully completing the three online courses* listed below. 

  • Coaching Principles, Fifth Edition Online Course - Satisfies Pasco County Coaching Theory.
  • Sport First Aid, Fifth Edition Online Course - Satisfies Pasco County Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries.
  • Advanced sport-specific online courses- Satisfies Pasco County Sport Specific. 

Each course is equivalent to three (3) semester hours or 60 in-service points. Requirements for Florida Coaching Endorsement are nine (9) semester hours or 180 in-service points. 

Pasco County School District coaches participating in the Adjunct Endorsement Program must contact Matthew Wicks prior to beginning the courses. In addition, participants must provide proof of a valid CPR/AED card to satisfy the coaching endorsement renewal requirements. 

*Purchase online courses through the Florida School Districts portal page. When you are asked to affiliate with an organization, select “Florida School Districts” from the listing. You will then be asked to select a sub-organization. Select “Pasco County School District” from the listing. 

Contact Information
Pasco County School District
Contact: Matthew Wicks, M.Ed., CSCS
Program Supervisor
Athletics, Physical Education K-12 & Drivers Ed.
Phone: 813-794-2755