Become a Special Olympics Florida Coach in Marion County


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Home based in countyOcala, FL 34470


Special Olympics Florida -Marion County is seeking volunteers to help plan and organize Special Olympics events locally in Marion County and volunteer coaches.

Special Olympics Florida -Marion County has opportunities for coaches and assistant coaches for the following sports:

Coaches are the key to a successful sports experience for the Special Olympics athlete. As a coach, you teach sports skills and model good sportsmanship and character. You give Special Olympics athletes the most immediate awareness of their self-worth, ability, courage, and capacity to grow and improve both on the playing field and off. Coaches will be provided training and sports seasons run for 2-3 months.

  • Basketball

  • Stand-Up Paddle

  • Bowling

  • Flag Football

  • Cheerleading

  • Softball

  • Track & field

  • Bocce

  • Volleyball

  • Golf

  • Swimming

  • Powerlifting

Special Olympics Florida provides year-round sports training and athletic competitions in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. We rely on more than 21,000 volunteers throughout the state each year who serve as coaches, help with events, assist on committees and so much more. Join us in helping athletes achieve their dreams, volunteer today!

For more information contact Cherie Cain at 407-402-8604 or or Maria Roman at 352-988-7998 or


  • Coaching

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Sports are a 2-3 month season throughout the year
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