Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Coaching

Language:  English B2 level or IELTS 5.0/TOEFL 55
Credits:  240 ECTS
Begins:  September 15th
Study type:  Full-time
Duration:  4 years
Annual tuition fee:  4273 EUR; Non-Europe – 3300 EUR*
Prerequisites:  Diploma of Secondary Education
Diploma:  Bachelor of Sports

Coach in selected sports: strength and conditioning; boxing; judo; basketball; swimming; sport dancing, handball, aerobic gymnastics, baseball, rugby, sports for the disabled, volleyball, modern pentathlon.
*The tuition fee for 2021/2022 academic year can be changed.

WHY TO STUDY?

If you are athletic and want to become a professional sports coach, you should choose Sports Coaching study program at the Lithuanian Sports University. Upon completion of this program, you will gain a Bachelor degree of Sports  and a coach qualification. Studies at the university are based on the achievements of international level sports science. While studying, you will gain knowledge and skills of a successful coach to work with children, youth and adult athletes. During the studies, you will improve the knowledge of sports technique training, competition organization skills, you will learn to determine and evaluate the powers of athletes, and selected training programs based on the latest technologies. Experienced sports lecturers, researchers and practitioners working at the University, actively involved in international level sports sciences and basic level sports activities.

Under the “Erasmus+”  exchange program, you will be able to go to other European universities for part-time studies for two semesters and a 3-month internship period.

OBJECTIVES

The aim of this programme is to provide knowledge and skills to work in different areas related to coaching and to educate students to become sports coaches, skilled to promote participation in sport and to enhance the performance of athletes and teams.

COMPETENCES

Extensive knowledge of coaching technologies/  To guide improvement on a sustained basis and understand the needs and progress of the athletes with whom they work/  To set the vision and strategy (short-term, mid-term and long-term planning of sessions, seasons and programmes)/  To build and maintain relationships with athletes, other coaches, support team and other people related to the programme/  To evaluate the programme and identify strengths to build on an weaknesses to address/  To be an innovative practitioner.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

A Bachelor diploma provides the qualification to work in sports clubs, to work as a teacher of informal education at secondary schools, colleges, public and private sports organizations.

Contacts for Admission:

Tel.: +370 37 200658
El. p.: 
admission@lsu.lt

Lithuanian Sports University
Address: Sporto Str. 6, LT-44221 Kaunas, Lithuania