Program description:

The Associate Degree in Sport Training is a program that provides professional formation to future trainers, sports leaders working in sports leagues or community organizations, or parents of athletes. The program facilitates the development of candidates’ competencies towards an effective role, ethical behavior and an understanding of the need for equity and inclusion in the sports. The learning experience is supported by the acquisition of a theoretical (science) and practical (physical activity) framework of the required content, so that the candidate will become competent as a trainer, based on an ethical and behavioral. The code is based on the social responsibility of protecting the safety and well-being of persons participating in different sports programs, as well as the defense of the athlete’s rights. The program is guided by the regulations for the initial and sport development levels of trainer studies of the American Sport Education Program (ASEP) and the National Association of Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) in the United States, as well as the Aligning a European Higher Education Structure in Sport Science (AEHESIS) in Europe.