Coaches Digest

2017 Marshall County Special Olympics Basketball Camp Date Announced (Oct. 16)

Attention SOKY Coaches!! Marshall County Special Olympics will be hosting a basketball FUNdamentals camp for all SOKY athletes, new and returning basketball players on Oct. 21. Please see this flyer or click the title link above to see further details about registration.

Please don’t miss this great opportunity for your athletes to learn drills/skills from High School coaches and players!!

2017 Flag Football Recorded Webinar (Oct. 3)

Description: Attention SOKY Flag Football Coaches!! Did you happen to miss our recent Flag Football Webinar? If so, please click the title above to view it. This webinar goes into great depth on all items related to the 2017 Flag Football Season, and can be a very useful tool to answer any questions you may have as a coach. We hope you enjoy it and learn from it!! For any further questions about Flag Football, please contact Hunter Brislin at

2018 SOKY Leadership Conference Announced

ATTENTION SOKY Coaches!!! You are now able to register for the 2018 Leadership Conference set for January 12-13th. Please do not miss this great opportunity, as there will be tons of valuable information available at this year’s conference. The conference also counts as a recertification credit for any SOKY coaches that are in need of recertification!! Please click on the link above to find the registration form and to see all conference related details! For further questions in regards to the Leadership Conference, please contact Kim Satterwhite at

External Resources Available for Coaches (Sept. 21)

Attention SOKY Coaches!! Do you find yourself always looking to learn and grow as a Coach? The link above is a great external resource that has many different courses/classes that will enhance your skills and enable you to gain valuable knowledge as a coach. Though these classes are tailored for interscholastic sports, the information is fairly general and can most certainly be applied to the general sports world. Classes include Fundamentals of Coaching, First Aid, and Concussion Courses. You will even earn a certificate of completion for every class you take!

Enjoy learning and growing as a Coach!!!

Special Olympics Autism Training Class Announced (Sept. 14)

SOKY Coaches, Autism cases and diagnosis are growing in astounding numbers. This means that the number of SOKY athletes with Autism is trending up as well. With that being said, SOKY is incredibly happy to announce that we have added an autism training class to our Coach Education program, and more specifically as a recertification option. We’ve heard from many of our coaches who have said they need more information to help better serve those with autism, as more and more athletes with autism are joining their team.

Free athlete physical screenings (Sept. 7, 2017)

Attention SOKY coaches!!! SOKY has announced it’s 2017 MedFest dates. This a great opportunity for your athletes to be screened at no cost. Please click link above for further details!

SOKY Announces New Athlete Medical Policy (Sept. 6, 2017)

SOKY has adopted a new medical policy regarding when updated medical forms need to be submitted in order to keep an athlete eligible to participate. Please take note and keep your athletes in the game!

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