Veterans Coaching Program

Welcome to the Coaching Academy Veterans Coaching Program. Our mission is to facilitate, guide, & collaborate with veterans transitioning from service to careers in the coaching & teaching industry.

we have experience

Work with experienced professional coaches who have successfully transitioned from the military into coaching & teaching careers.

After having served over 20 years as a Special Forces Soldier, Nate Young began pursuing a career as a strength & conditioning coach. He is now attending Texas A&M University for a Master’s in Kinesiology, with an emphasis in Sports Physiology, and is spearheading the Veterans Coaching Program at the Texas A&M Coaching Academy. Reach out to Nate directly to learn more:

Transition Assistance

Veterans will be assigned a mentor to assist through the transition process from  military to civilian life. Assistance includes:

  • • Local elementary, middle schools, and high schools
  • • Aggie network of Realtors in the surrounding area
  • • Excellent community in which to raise a family

Let us help

  • • Mentoring, advising, & counseling
  • • Assisting with degree planning
  • • Providing monthly teacher-coach related programming 
  • • Implementing learning avenues, on campus or remotely 
  • • Administering options for securing teaching & coaching certificates
  • • Conducting seminars discussing coaching innovation
  • • Assisting in job placement


Gain Admission

The Veteran Resource & Support Center aides in admissions and has subject matter experts ready to specifically help veterans become members of Texas A&M University.

Prepare, Support, & Promote

  • • Veterans will be provided an experienced mentor during their tenure
  • • Earn Undergraduate, Graduate, or PhD degrees
  • • Participate in Coaching Modules, Internships, & Fellowships
  • • The Texas A&M University System has 11 campuses located throughout the state of Texas

Salute to our VCP Partners

Click the images below to explore our partners.

The Honor Foundation

Soldiers to Sidelines

Troops to Teachers

CombineD Arms