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Special Olympics Texas athletes participate in more sports and at higher levels than ever before. Much of this success can be attributed directly to the coaches. As a coach, you provide the sports skills and spirit that, when instilled, define a true athlete. You are a role model and character builder. You give Special Olympics athletes the most immediate awareness of their self-worth, ability, courage, and capacity to grow and improve.

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Flag Football

This page draws together athletics-related information for all of Special Olympics. The coaching materials and other links will help you get a good sense of how this sport contributes to Special Olympics.

Flag football is the newest sport of the 22 offered by Special Olympics Texas.  Athletes can participate in Traditional and Unified teams as well as compete in individual skill events: Run & Catch, Throwing for Accuracy, Throwing for Distance, Agility and Speed (hands-off), and Flag Pulling.