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Our minor will help you obtain employment in coaching at many levels (high school, club, college, AAU and recreation leagues), athletic administration, sports media and sports management.

Alumni Stories

Daniel Rasor ’13
Resident Director and Volunteer Assistant Football Coach at Thiel College

“Head Football Coach Kurt Reiser gave me an opportunity to be a student coach, and working with him and his staff has been amazing. Coming to Thiel [was] one of the best choices of my life. You have to go where you feel comfortable and I have felt right at home at Thiel.”

  • Major: Criminal Justice
  • Minor: Coaching

Stephanie Smith ’10

“As a student at Thiel, my softball coach, Amy Schafer, was my ‘go to’ person for anything. She encouraged me to pursue the coaching minor in my junior year, and that has become one of the best decisions I ever made. [Amy] helped me realize my passion for helping students succeed.”

  • Major: Elementary Education
  • Minors: Mathematics, Coaching