Introduction To and Understanding Athlete Leadership

In Special Olympics Athlete Leadership, we partner with athlete leaders to educate people about the abilities of our athletes, provide leadership and skill training for athletes to be successful and
support them in leadership roles inside and outside the movement.

We will be offering virtual training for the following 2 athlete leadership modules. These course are pre-requisites for additional trainings for athlete leadership roles i.e. Global Messenger,
Sport Leader, Health Messenger, Event Coordinator and Athlete Representative and personal and professional skill development modules. Upon completion of these two modules, athletes will be Athlete Leaders.

INTRODUCTION TO ATHLETE LEADERSHIP

This course is an overview of what it means to be an athlete leader.  It serves as a guide to help athletes make decision about their future roles and training in athlete leadership using interactive exercises.  This course should be taken prior to any other courses.

OPTION ONE:

Monday and Tuesday, October 12th and 13th 2020.  5:30pm – 7:00pm CST.

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OPTION TWO:

Friday, November 6th 2020. 5:00pm – 7:00pm EST.

Saturday, November 7th 2020. 10:00am – 1:00pm EST.

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UNDERSTANDING LEADERSHIP
This module takes you through the next step of discovering who you are as a leader and recognizing the value you bring as you continue your leadership journey. It will cover the definition of leadership, behaviors of great leaders, and introduces six basic leadership skills that are incorporated throughout other modules. These skills are communication, decision making, adaptability, relationship building, action focus, and continuous improvement. This course is should be taken along with Introduction to Athlete Leadership course.

OPTION ONE

Monday and Tuesday, October 26th and 27th 2020. 5:30pm – 7:00pm CTS

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OPTION TWO

Saturday, November 14th, 2020.  10:00am – 1:00pm EST.

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Event Information and Curriculum Overview

Date

Nov 14 2020
Expired!

Time

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cost

Free

Location

Virtual Event
Karen Milligan

Organizer

Karen Milligan
Phone
309-888-2013
Email
kmilligan@soill.org
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