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Special Olympics Coach Webinar Series 2021, presented by Gallagher

Coaches are the lifeblood of the Special Olympics movement. Every day and everywhere, our coaches show up—rain or shine—to ensure their athletes train, learn and play at the highest level.

This year, in celebration of the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE)’s Coaches Day, we’re saying #ThanksCoach by launching the Coach Webinar Series 2021!

Special Olympics, together with presenting sponsor Gallagher, have gathered an exciting, international team of experts on all things coaching to participate, including our partner iCoachKids. Beginning 23 September and spanning a total of 6 weeks, we will offer a free Zoom webinar each Thursday where coaches will hear from panellists about a weekly topic. During webinars, each panellist will share their unique perspective on topics that examine every angle of the coach experience.

Thursday sessions will be supported by exclusive, limited capacity, interactive workshops the following Tuesday. These collaborative workshops will be a space where coaches can explore how to apply webinar lessons in day-to-day coaching practice, network with other coaches and engage with webinar panellists. Webinars and workshops will run at the same time for each date:

8.30 EST09.30 CLT13:30 IST14:30 CET/SAST20.30 SGT/CST
Washington, DCSantiagoDublin





Registration for the Coach Webinar Series 2021 is now open.

Check out topics and dates for the Coach Webinar Series 2021 below!

Special Olympics Coach Webinar Series 2021, presented by Gallagher Knowing your Athlete (webinar, 23rd September; Workshop, 28th September); Reflective Practice (Webinar 30th September; Workshop, 5th October); Developing the whole person (Webinar, 7th October; Workshop, 12th October); Coaching Philosophy (Webinar, 14th October; Workshop, 19th October); Managing well-being (Webinar, 21st October, Workshop, 26th October), Final Week Webinar - Topic to be confirmed (Webinar - 28th October).

If you’re not able to attend the webinars, don’t worry, check back in a few weeks and we’ll have them posted on this page and in resources.

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