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Athletes As Coaches Virtual Workshop

February 22, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 days that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until February 24, 2022

| free

The Athletes-As-Coaches (AAC) Program is designed to help train and certify Athletes to become coaches in the Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI) system.


Dates: Tuesday/Thursday – February 22 and 24

Time: 6:00 – 7:30pm

Additional hands on practicum with local program


Criteria for Involvement:

  1. Athletes wishing to coach in the SOWI system must be registered and screened as a participant in the AAC program. This is done by completing a Class A volunteer Registration Form, which includes taking the online Protective Behaviors training and background check, as well as the General Coaches Certification (Athlete coaches must be 16 years old or older.)
  2. Athletes must have a mentor in the AAC process, and have the ability to meet the requirements of being a coach (attendance at practices and competitions, etc.). Local Program Managers may assist the athlete, but the athlete will be responsible for finding a mentor as well as transportation to and from practices and/or trainings as part of this program.
  3. The athlete, with the help of their mentor, must adhere to all current coaching certification policies.
  4. In addition, athletes must complete this one-time AAC workshop.


Registration Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfkkTcVv6ck19_N5lxr4ggNwFWLmZecBwC1DabDxQ4v1Nu4ew/viewform?usp=sf_link


February 22, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm



Jeanne Hrovat