Requirements for Coaching


  1. Must be aware of the Special Olympics and Stark DD philosophies.
  2. Have general knowledge of the sport. Coaching experience is preferred.
  3. Must be able to drive to away games, meets, and state tournaments. This requires a three hour van training at our bus garage.
  4. Must be able to commit at least 2 nights of the week to the practices and/or games.
  5. Must be willing to have a background check done by not only Stark DD, but Special Olympics Ohio.
  6. Must work well with others. Having a strong coaching staff is vitally important for the well-being and safety of the Special Olympians.
  7. Be sure to fully enjoy working with people with developmental disabilities!
Volunteer Packet