Career Research  Project- Connor DeBaillie: Coaching/Physical Fitness

Necessary Skills: (1.) You must have a 4 year degree on the sport that you are coaching.

(2.) Have to have degrees in; exercise and sport science, physiology, kinesiology, nutrition, fitness.

(3.) You will also need a four year degree in physical education, and sport medicine.

(4.) If you are going to be a school coach, you will need a teacher's license.

Education: For a coaching position, you will need to have a lot of education, and knowledge of the sport.  This would include many classes in college studying the body, and how to improve it.  This will help you condition your players to preform their best.

College: University of Florida


The University of Florida is located in the northern part Florida in the town of Gainesville, Florida.  I chose this school because, of the fine academic programs that are known through out the country and also around the world.  The university excells in its sports, and physical education programs which makes the program famous.  The cost, is a lot less than what other universities offer.  The University of Florida's tuition is about $28,000 a year, comparing to all other major universities including, University of Iowa, University of Arizona State, and Ohio State University.

Quote: Leaders aren't born they are made.  And they are made just like everything else, through hard work.  And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.  - Vince Lombardi

Role Model: My role model is my father.  He has taught many responsibilities around my house and to use in the future.  This is important to me because, of the impact he has had on my life for the past 16 years of my life.  He has told be a good team leader, and player, he said that will get you through life easier, and make you more successful in life.  This would influence me to do better and help normal people that can't help them selves.


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