2014 Special Olympics Greater Houston Area 4 Winter Sports Training Expo
Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM (CDT)
Coaches Training Expo
Date: September 6, 2014
Greater Houston Area 4
Coaches Expo registration deadline is September 4, 2014. Deadline dates allow us to process information and packets for all attendees.
Special Olympics Texas - Area 4 will host a Coaches Training Expo on Saturday, September 6, 2014. There is no cost to become certified other than your time.
There are 2 parts to the coaches training, please review as follows:
- The theory part teaches you about Special Olympics Texas Information Guide (SIG) and is required for new coaches.
- The clinical part teaches you about the specific sport and is taken whenever someone wants to become certified to coach that specific sport.
A practicum of 10 hours is required after the coaches training to complete the certification process.
All coaches must be Class A volunteers which requires a completed volunteer A form and completion of the General Orientation/Protective Behavior Quiz.
You can complete the volunteer A form by CLICKING HERE
You can complete the General Orientation by CLICKING HERE
You can complete the Protective Bahaviors by CLICKING HERE
We look foward to having the opportunity to teach you how to work with the athletes of Special Olympics Texas. Mark your calendars to attend this coaches training.
Unified Sports NEW CHANGES!
Unified Sports will NOT be held – We want to make sure that you all were you aware that you can now take the Unified Sports Training free of charge on your home computer? In your comfy clothers, or parjamas, if you wish…..you can by simply click on this link to check out this new opportunity to each of you Online Unified Sports Training
If you take this online Unified Sports Training you will become certified to coach Unified Sports once you submit your 10 Coaching Practicum, you will receive a certificate of completion emailed to you after your complete the training you will need to share this certificate with the Area Office, we in turn will send you the 10 hour Coaching Practicum to complete and return to the Area Office complete your Certification.
Training Start time: 9:00 a.m.
Ending Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: City of Houston Metropolitian Multi Service Center
1475 West, Gray, Houston, TX 77014
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Special Olympics Texas
The mission of Special Olympics Texas is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.