Coaching and Recreational Ministry

This minor is intended for non-teacher education majors, especially those seeking BA in Bible with Selected Minor or BA in Christian Ministry (double minor), who want to train to oversee a church’s sports and recreational ministry.


  • Articulate a biblical philosophy of sports and recreational activities as integrated in a church ministry.
  • Provide organizational and administrative leadership for a local church’s sports and recreational ministry.
  • Successfully mentor participants (volunteers, coaches, players, and parents) in a program that reinforces biblical values of evangelism, discipleship, service, and fellowship.

Minor Requirements:
Health Education (non-PE Majors)*

Activity Class (personal fitness, volleyball, or non-contact team sport)
Human Growth & Development
Organization and Administration of Physical Education
Teaching and Coaching of Sports
Substance Abuse & Health Trends
Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
Coaching Field Experience

Total Hours (18 hours)
*Students must take an additional activity course to meet the general education requirement.