|Coaching Can Change A Life...
SOSC needs dedicated Volunteer Coaches, both adults and teens. Whether you are an experienced coach or not, we provide
the Special Olympics training you need to be successful. As a Volunteer Coach, you become a role model, friend, and a
character builder. You help athletes discover their physical skills, self worth, human courage and capacity to grow... You are
providing training for life!
Estimated 2-4 Hours/week during 3 mth sports season.
Paperwork Required: Class A Form & Protective Behaviors Quiz
Additional Training: General Orientation & 4-hour sports certification in desired sport(s)
Being a Coach
- Primary contact person for sport.
- Maintains athletes' records and completes registration process for competition.
- Works with Special Olympics staff to select training site and time.
- Organizes practices with other coaches and all athletes.
- Attends competitions with the athletes.
- Liaison for upcoming Coaches Training and Certification schools, encourages assistant coaches to become certified.
How to become a Coach?
- Register as a Volunteer (Fill out paperwork, photo ID check, take Protective Behaviors quiz)
- Complete General Orientation
- Get Certified in your sport (within a year of coaching)