Coaches Information

Coach’s Corner

Coaches volunteer on a weekly basis to train athletes in a particular sport. Coaches develop the skills of our athletes and prepare them to compete in major events. The time commitment for a coach is two hours per week for eight to 10 weeks at a time. What is required of a coach can vary based on the program. Please contact us to get more detailed information about any program.


Sport Assistant Certification

Every Coach with SOHC needs to complete the following: Volunteer A Form, General Orientation, Concussion Training, and Protective Behaviors.  If you need to check what forms you have up to date CLICK HERE.

  • Volunteer A form – Download and complete the Volunteer A form. Once completed please send a copy to your local coordinator. This form should be completed by every SOOH Coach and renewed every three years.
  • General Orientation – This is a general introduction to Special Olympics and any new volunteer or coach should take this training prior to working with athletes. Review the general orientation participation guide, and then complete the general orientation quiz.
  • Protective Behaviors/Concussion Training –These two online training’s must be completed every three years. Both of these training’s can be found in the Special Olympics Learning Portal. This training must be completed by all Class A volunteers and coaches.

Please contact Biz Goslee if you have any questions!

Coaching Needs

  • Aquatics/Swimming
  • Athletics/Spring Games
  • Basketball
  • Bocce Ball
  • Bowling
  • Gymnastics
  • Powerlifting
  • Recreational Programs (Community-Based Programs)
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Young Athletes Program


Entry Forms – These are the possible entry forms needed for your coaching season for SOHC.

Aquatics – ME Lyons Fall Meet (PDF)

Aquatics – Princeton HS – Spring Meet (PDF)

Bowling – Brentwood Bowl (PDF)

Spring Games – Athletics (Track & Field) (PDF)

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