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Course Descriptions

Coaching Techniques 2020

HNES 2000

Discover fundamentals in each specific sport, including continuity in team scheme, new rule changes, innovative programs, techniques of performance, the dangers and liabilities involved in each sport, and the need for legislative reform involving sport injury.


  1. Designed to enable coaches who are attending the clinic the opportunity to gain new coaching insights.
  2. Educators at the end of the clinic are expected to be able to detail new concepts related to the coaching sessions that were attended and explain how and what was learned that will impact their coaching philosophy.

"Coaches convention is a great place to connect with fellow coaches, listen to new ideas, and see great technique. I always leave with a renewed sense of why I coach and a laundry list of new ideas that I want to try to implement."

"The North Dakota High School Coaches Association Coaching Techniques class has been a fantastic source for coaches young and old to get great information to keep themselves and teams always moving forward."

"Great conference, very informative, excellent speakers."

"The coaching convention is a great place to attend and helps you grow as a coach. I find something every time I attend to take back and help my athletes grow."

"It is a great well-organized convention that gave me some ideas to improve my coaching."

"I found the convention very informative, and Dr. Strand's content and presentation excellent. I very much appreciate the enthusiasm he displays when he presented and was very present during side seminars that he just sat in.  Dr. Strand's communication leading up to the convention was professional and extremely helpful!"

"The entire experience was extremely beneficial to me as a coach and a mentor. Getting to network with coaches from all around the country was an amazing experience."