Special Olympics Volunteer Coaches

Revealing the champion in all of us...

Requirements to Become a
Certified Special Olympics Coach:

  1. Volunteer Application
  2. Becoming a Coach Handbook
  3. Level 1 Certification--> Print Certificate!
  4. Email LEEP S.O. Coordinator your #1 Sport!



Looking for a great volunteer experience? As a Special Olympics Volunteer with LEEP you'll work closely with our Special Olympics Coordinator and LEEP Staff members to ensure our athletes are successful in each sport offered. 

Volunteer Duties at LEEP may include:
  • Coaching a team or individual
  • Organizing and facilitating pracitce
  • Running drills
  • Much, much more!
  • Becoming a Unified Partner!
    • Unified sports are defined by Special Olympics as, “Unified Sports® combine athletes with and without disabilities (Unified Partner) on the same team. By participating together, athletes and Unified Partners improve their physical fitness, sharpen their skills, challenge the competition and overcome prejudices about intellectual disabilities.” 

Current Opportunities...

We are currently searching for Volleyball and Athletics (Track and Field) Coaches for the 2014 Season.

Please email Cate at programcoordinator@mankatoleep.org for more info!

 Future Coaching Opportunities:
  • Regular Volleyball Coaches - Tuesdays, 6-7pm; April 8-June 28 2014
  • Volleyball Unified Partners - Tuesdays, 7-8pm or 8-9pm; April 8-June 28 2014
  • Athletics (Track and Field) Coaches- Wednesdays, April-June 2014
  • Softball Coaches/Unified Partners - June-August , 2014
  • Bocce Ball Coaches: June-August 2014 
  • Golf Coaches: June-August, 2014
  • Flag Football Coaches/Unified Partners: August-November, 2014
  • Bowling Coaches: September-November, 2014
  • Basketball Coaches/Unified Partners: January-March, 2015
  • Aquatics Coaches/Unified Partners: January-March, 2015

For more information please contact: Cate DeBates, Program and Volunteer Coordinator at: programcoordinator@mankatoleep.org or call 507-387-5122