Coaches Corner

"The key to improving athlete performance and well-being is based on the quality of sport training and experiences provided by the local Special Olympics coach. ("Coach" refers to an individual who assumes responsibility for athletes, actively trains athletes, and coaches them in competitions [the Class A Volunteer].) The Special Olympics North America Coach Education System identifies basic standards and competencies necessary and essential for being a Special Olympics coach."- Special Olympics North American Coach Education System.

Coaches Certification Goals
By the year 2018, Special Olympics Connecticut's Local Programs will: 
- Have 100% of all head coaches of registered teams reach certified coach status
- Have 100% of all Unified Sports Head Coaches complete the Unified Sports Course

To access the 2017 Winter Games Coaches Handbook, click HERE