COACHES TRAINING: We are so excited to move into a great summer season with Special Olympics Wyoming! This year also brings the first state games in several years (May 18-20 in Gillette). We’ve had a lot of questions about offering coaches trainings again, and we really appreciate all you amazing coaches who want to stay up to date on certifications. For this season, we’re going to offer a coach training via Zoom on Wednesday, April 5, 2023 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm.
Please read through the schedule of sessions and join at the appropriate time for you. To register, please fill out this Google Form, and we'll send you a Zoom link before the training: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeyh7GgM6r254_YgSba6IIEetQC5Z47wtKxCzOTaKOjmVpF4g/viewform?usp=sf_link
Session 1 – 5:30pm-6:00pm: Welcome to Special Olympics Wyoming, and General Session Certification. This session is especially for all new coaches (although returning coaches are welcome!). Led by Laura Kelly
Session 2 – 6:00pm-6:30pm: Administrative side of coaching. Team paperwork, registration forms, data collection during practice. This session is for new coaches, coaches who would like a refresher, and local/team coordinators! Led by Katy Brittain
Session 3 – 6:30pm-7:30pm: Sport-specific breakout rooms. Get certified or re-certified in your sport, learn warm-ups, drills, exercises, and cool-downs, as well as rules to be aware of. This session is for all coaches! Athletics led by Jessica Purdum; Basketball led by Jenni Wildcat; Swimming led by Sarah Call; Powerlifting TBD