Special Olympics Montgomery County,                                        Pennsylvania

 An all-volunteer organization where athletes are first!


Attention all volunteers.  Everyone has to be up to date with required training. Send a note to specialolympicsmontco@verizon.net to check if you are current. Here are the links to the three required courses:

Protective Behaviors: http://www.specialolympics.org/protective_behaviors.aspx. This has to be completed every three years.

General Orientation: http://www.specialolympicspa.org/ways-to-help/volunteer/general-orientation   You have to take this only one time.


Regardless of attending a State Games or not, all coaches/volunteers are required to complete concussion training this year. If not completed, they are ineligible to volunteer or coach in 2016.

Concussion Training (take one of the two options):

·           National Federation of State High School Associations Concussion in Sports training course which is available at https://nfhslearn.com/courses/61037 . If you take this course it saves your confirmation in your account so it can be retrieved easier.

·           The Center for Disease Control’s Heads-Up Concussion in Youth Sports training course, which is available at http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/HeadsUp/online_training.html   If you take this course print and save the confirmation because it cannot be retrieved later.


After you complete the Concussion Training Course, email the completion certificate with your first name last name and county in the file name, to to sportstraining@specialolympicspa.org or jtresp@specialolympicspa.org.


Family Information on Concussions - Important for all Athletes and Families
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