Coaches Education…because the athletes deserve it!
Special Olympics, Inc. has created a policy enforcing mandatory coach’s certification for all Accredited Programs. The Special Olympics Oklahoma (SOOK) Board of Directors, through the work of the Board Program Committee, has approved and begun implementation of the following policy for Special Olympics Oklahoma.
Each SOOK Team must have a minimum of one certified coach for each official sport. All official sports offered by SOOK will require mandatory coach’s certification within the timeline below. An athlete and/or team will not compete in Special Olympics Oklahoma in any sport without being registered and trained by a Special Olympics certified coach within the timeline below.
A coach must complete level 1 and level 2 training in order to become certified.