CoachSmartNH is a youth sports education program designed by the University of New Hampshire and supported and endorsed by the New Hampshire Recreation and Park Association. The program’s objective is to provide volunteer coaches and youth sport leaders with the tools, resources and support to enhance coaching and leadership effectiveness.
Two Graduate Assistantships (GA) are available, in teaching and research. Graduate students are hired to assist faculty with teaching undergraduate courses and conducting research in the faculty member's area of expertise.
The RMP internship experience is an integral component of the professional preparation of our students. The internship bridges the gap between theory and professional practice. It is an opportunity to learn, first-hand, the inner workings of a recreation service and/or health care delivery system and to further develop the competency and self-assurance necessary for a professional career in the recreation, parks, human services, and/or health fields.
Northeast Passage (NEP) is a service/research program of UNH's Recreation Management & Policy Department and an Affiliate of Disabled Sports, USA. NEP works to create an environment where individuals with disabilities can experience life and recreation with as much freedom of choice and independence as their non-disabled peers
All RMP majors must complete at least one field based practicum (RMP 563) prior to their internship (RMP 663). Once students have registered for RMP 563, they complete 45 - 50 hours of on-site work experience at an approved practicum site.
The Recreation Society is a student run organization that seeks to promote education, community service, and social opportunities for both Recreation Management and Policy majors and other UNH students.