Looking to become a Cyde Kick?

We are seeking motivated students to enroll in this new 2-credit course being offered Summer 2017 and Fall 2017! 

Junior and Senior status undergraduate students are now being trained as peer health coaches while enrolled in KIN 494X: Health Coaching Practicum to learn and utilize skills of Motivational Interviewing.  Trained health coaches are then able to work with other students.

As a peer health coach you will help participants:

  • Identify overall goal
  • Create and achieve small goals geared toward overall goal
  • Empower the participant to stay motivated and proactive
  • Encouraging and improving self-efficacy

If you are interested in becoming a Cyde Kick, please fill out this form below.  Someone will be in contact with you soon with more information.


Peer Health Coach Interest Form

Preferred Full Name *

Classification *
Second YearThird YearFourth Year or Higher

ISU Email *
Please DO NOT submit your university ID.

Essay Questions

Please share what you know about health coaching? *

Why are you interested in becoming a Peer Health Coach? *

What pre-qualifications do you hold that would help make you an excellent Peer Health Coach? *

Have you taken any courses that will assist you in being successful as a Peer Health Coach? *

How will being a trained Peer Health Coach assist you in the future? *

If you have any questions about Peer Health Coaching, please contact Student Wellness at 515-294-1099 or studentwellness@iastate.edu.