• A Hartwick student using a microscope in the science lab.
  • A Hartwick student using a microscope for research.
  • A Hartwick professor discussing Botany with a student.
  • Hartwick students giving a presentation in front of the class.

Coaching Certification Program

Coaching Registration Program Academic Course Requirements:

  • PE 202 Theory and Techniques of Coaching (3 credits)
  • PE 203 The Philosophy, Principles and Organization of Athletics in Education  (3 credits)
  • PE 302 Sports Health  (3 credits)
  • PHED 164 Responding to Emergencies and Community CPR  (2 credits, meets full term)
    This course will consist of Responding To Emergencies (RTE) first aid, Adult CPR with AED (Automatic External Defibrillator), along with child and infant CPR.  Those completing this course will receive certifications from the American Red Cross for RTE first aid (good for 3 years), adult CPR with AED, along with child and infant CPR (good for 1 year).  Course fee $100.

Additional Requirements:

New York State requires all applicants for teaching, coaching, counseling and administrative certification (provisional and permanent) to have taken a certified course in Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting.  Further information regarding the Project Save fingerprinting initiative is available at the department's Web site at www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert .

Further informational documents associated with the New York State Coaching requirements may be found on the following Web site:  www.emsc.nysed.gov/ciai .

The New York State Public High School Athletic Associations Handbook (2004-2006) can be found at http://www.nysphsaa.org/ .

To apply for a coaching certificate from Hartwick College, you must complete the above requirements.  The certificate may be obtained from the Director of Physical Education in Binder Gymnasium.