Seeking Coaches for 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando

Head Coach, Assistant Coach, AS Coach applications now available.

Orlando, Florida will welcome Team Virginia to the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games. From June 4-12, 2022, Orlando, Florida will be transformed into an Olympic Village to host 4,000 athletes, 1,500 coaches and delegates, and 20,000 family members. Athletes from Virginia will compete in the following sports:

Sports Offered
Track and FieldPower Lifting
Golf Unified Basketball (coaches selected with team)
Open Water Swimming Swimming

Coaches selected to represent Team Virginia at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games must be well educated in coaching and demonstrate qualities that include sportsmanship, dedication to quality training, understand the rules of the sport, and have the ability to function well as a part of a team. All selected coaches will serve a dual role of both coach and chaperone. For selection criteria for all sports please refer to the Athlete Selection document for the games. The Unified Basketball and Soccer Team coaches will be selected with the team and are not part of this application process.