Fitness, Wellness & Sport

LEAD by EXAMPLE!

Now is the perfect time to turn your enthusiasm for sports, coaching, and fitness into a career! Take your passion to the next level and help others live fit.

Did you know that more than six million people work with personal trainers? Fitness training and instructing is projected to grow 8 percent through 2024.

Explore Your Opportunities

  • Rock Valley College
  • College and High School Credit Earned
  • 1 Year Program
  • Prerequisite: School Counselor Approval and Accuplacer Scores

Rock Valley College

Coaching

Topics to be covered:

  • Coaching attitudes and techniques
  • Improving athletic performance
  • Weightlifting and Strength strategies
  • Alcohol and drug education
  • Sport and exercise psychology

Courses:
FWS 126, FWS 235 (SEM 1)
FWS 127, FWS 258 (SEM 2)

*See RVC Catalog for course descriptions

Rock Valley College

Sports Management

Topics to be covered:

  • Business overview of the expanding field of sports management
  • Specific career opportunities
  • Relevance of sport in modern society
  • Cultural influence on sport
  • Weightlifting and Strength strategies

Courses:
FWS 126, FWS 250 (SEM 1)
FWS 127, FWS 255 (SEM 2)

*See RVC Catalog for course descriptions

Rock Valley College

Personal Training

Topics to be covered:

  • Concepts and theory of exercise
  • Health and physical fitness relationships
  • Weightlifting and Strength strategies

Courses:
FWS 126, FWS 266 (SEM 1)
FWS 127, FWS 267 (SEM 2)

*See RVC Catalog for course descriptions