Coach Education System

Level 2 Coach

Principles of Coaching (POC) Course

  • Prerequisite - After Level 1 certification, one can choose to take the Principles of Coaching course or Tactics course in either order
  • POC builds upon the foundation established in the Level 1 Special Olympics Training school
  • This course is non-sport specific and seeks to expand more of the sport sciences for coaches interested in advancing their coaching knowledge
  • POC covers the basic principles of coaching, coaching philosophy, planning & coaching administration, fitness & conditioning, and safety & risk management
  • POC is a required course for all coaches interested in attending National Invitational Tournaments, National and/or World Games
  • POC is highly recommended for new HOD's

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