Johnson County Special Olympics Track Coaches Needed

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Johnson County Parks and recreation is seeking volunteers to be part of their team! And act as a Head Coach or Assistant Coach for Track & Field. Experienced participating, teaching and coaching. Can work well with our Special Olympics athletes. Practices begin approximately March 30 thru May 25. Preferably, be available for our regional (TBD) and our State Tournament (usually 1st weekend in June). Coaches will help with approximately 25 athletes. Must be at least 18 years old. Must complete all paperwork required by SOKS prior to coaching. This is an amazing and rewarding opportunity to coach Special Olympians. We already have 3 assistant coaches to help out.

Practices will be Mondays and Saturdays. Practice may end up just being on Monday.

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Mission Statement

The mission of Special Olympics 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 a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community


Special Olympics Kansas is dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports competitions, health and nutrition programs and leadership development. Offering year-round initiatives to children and adults with intellectual disabilities, Special Olympics Kansas is a platform for acceptance and inclusion as well as one of the largest advocates for healthy lifestyles in the state - regardless of race, religion, ethnicity or cultural differences.


Mon Mar 30, 2020 - Sun May 31, 2020


Shawnee Mission West High School Track8800 W 85th StOverland Park, KS 66212



  • Coaching
  • Fitness Instruction
  • Outdoor Recreation


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16

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