Special Olympics Florida

Sarasota County

Steps to Becoming a Coach

  • Download and complete the Class A Volunteer Form and send to us
  • Complete two online training courses: Protective Behaviors and General Orientation
  • Determine the Type of Coach you want to be: Head Coach or Sport Volunteer
  • Identify the Sport(s) you are interested in coaching and get certified to coach that sport. 
  • Contact the County Director to Identify a practice location, create a schedule and to get assistance to help recruit athletes to start the season!
  • If you need additional assistance or have questions please call us at 352-978-9611.

View Sport Season Chart, Sports Rules and Coaching Guides