"The Coaching Sport Performance curriculum inspired me to become a better coach and gave me the tools to help develop my athletes into elite performers. The education, support and learning environment I received while attending Western Michigan University was the catalyst that propelled my program to the next level resulting in the Division I softball State Championship in 2011, 2012 State Runner up and 2013 H.S. Division I softball State Championship. My ultimate goal is to share the knowledge I gained with each of my athletes to augment the life skills they will utilize to navigate the rest of their lives."
- Alicia Smith, Head Coach, Mattawan High School Softball
"After 20 years of coaching high school athletes I have found Western's Coaching Sport Performance program has enhanced and sharpened my skills as a coach. I am applying learned concept on the practice and playing fields each year."
- Matthew Stephens, Head Football Coach, Mattawan High School
"The Coaching Sport Performance Program at Western Michigan University, provided me with a deeper understanding of how to effectively manage all different aspects of a team as well teaching me the biomechanics of different movements that has made me a more efficient and successful coach. This program has made me more confident in my abilities as a coach and it has opened many doors for me for future employment opportunities."
- Peter Stoepker, Assistant Baseball Coach, Calvin College