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To coach K-12 school-sponsored athletics in Iowa, you must be certified. Kirkwood offers courses that meet the state of Iowa requirements for coaching authorization certification as well as recertification.

NEW, online state-approved coaching authorization program now available!

Click on one of these two options to be directed to the appropriate course(s) for you. To register you can click on the "Class Schedule and Registration" link on the right.

Need a transcript showing the coaching programs you have attended at Kirkwood? Just call 319-398-5529 or 800-332-8833 and you'll be able to request a transcript.

For further information, contact Kristin Hanneman at 319-398-1278 or e-mail