• Special Olympics Forsyth
    1120 Dahlonega Hwy
    Cumming, GA 30040

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Coaches

To coach a Special Olympic Athlete, one must be certified by Special Olympics Georgia. Athletes must be coached by a certified coach in order to compete in the state competitions.

Communities of Support

Coaches are required to fulfill 10 contact hours with an athlete.  Given that an athlete must have at least 8 contact hours with his/her coach before competing in a state competition, the 10 contact hours are rather easy to meet.  Coaches must also complete a registration packet where Special Olympics Georgia will conduct a background check prior to the interaction of a coach and athlete.

Coaches will be given a list of athletes that have expressed interest in a certain area and will determine time/location of the practice sessions.

For information or to sign up for a training clinic or volunteer as a coach or assistant coach, please contact Mark Keesee at (770) 844-0846 or mark.keesee@att.net.

Forms for Coaches, Assistant Coaches: (please complete the first 4 forms and submit to Special Olympics Forsyth at soforsyth@comcast.net or fax # 770-888-1278.

Volunteer Profile

Protective Behaviors (on-line)

Coach Code of Conduct

Verified Volunteer

Concussion Training

For more information about what to expect as a coach, guidelines and resources available please read the Forsyth County Coaches Packet.