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College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

SPMT 618: Psychology of Coaching

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credits: 3


Presents a psychological foundation for sport coaching. Basic tenets of the psychology of individual and group behavior will include motivation, stress, communication, group cohesion/dynamics, leadership, reinforcement, and feedback as they relate to the context of sport coaching. Offered by School of Sport/Rec/Tour Mgmt. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Junior Plus, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

Semesters taught: Fall, Summer, Spring

Current Sections

  • Fall 2023, Section: DL1, CRN 79455, Format: Online, Instructor: Matthew Gilchrist
  • Fall 2023, Section: DP1, CRN 82658, Format: Online, Instructor: Matthew Gilchrist
Prior Sections (partial list)