March 6, 2019 – WeCOACH is excited to announce a partnership with Ohio University as its first official education partner. Ohio University offers a two-year online Master of Coaching Education degree that focuses on the technical and leadership skills important to maximizing team performance and building strong long-lasting athletic programs.
Through this collaboration, WeCOACH members will have the opportunity to learn more about the Ohio University online master’s degree programs and further their learnings as a coach. With 100% online coursework, Ohio’s Master of Coaching Education program is designed for working professionals. The curriculum encompasses core concepts for successfully coaching elite athletes and winning teams.
“We are excited to partner with WeCOACH because of their dedication to the development of women working in athletics,” said Dr. Stephen Harvey, Program Coordinator for Ohio University’s online Master of Coaching Education.
“We applaud Ohio University and the vision of Dr. Harvey in understanding the goals and advancement opportunities of women in coaching. Our members will be exposed to Ohio’s phenomenal Master of Coaching Education program, giving them an opportunity to obtain a degree from anywhere in the country while also coaching part-time or full-time,” said Megan Kahn, executive director of WeCOACH.
Ohio University and WeCOACH are dedicated to advancing and empowering women in athletics through education.
Founded in 2011, WeCOACH is the premier membership organization committed to recruiting, advancing, and retaining women coaches across all sports and levels. Previously known as the Alliance of Women Coaches, the organization reimagined their brand in August 2018. By providing a supportive and unified network, educational resources, and access to in-person and digital programming opportunities, WeCOACH is changing the landscape for women in coaching. To learn more visit, visit www.wecoachsports.org.
About Ohio University
OHIO’s online Master’s in Coaching Education excels at preparing coaches for positions ranging from middle school athletics departments to college. Graduates of OHIO’s master’s in coaching program learn to increase athletic performance among athletes, as well as the technical and leadership skills required to coach a sports team. For more information on OHIO’s online Master’s in Coaching Education contact OHIO today.
Sports matter, but they need expert coaches and athletic directors to make them happen. Prepare by earning your master’s degree online with Ohio University. OHIO’s online Master’s in Athletic Administration (MAA) is one of the first academic programs in the nation to offer post-graduate educational options in the field of sports administration. OHIO’s MAA program is accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) and prepares students for National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) certification. For more information, visit Ohio University’s MAA page.