SOILL Athlete Leadership: Advanced Leadership Modules

Event Details

Athletes can choose which module they would like to attend to improve skills ranging from understanding emotions, leading discussions and engaging with others.

Registration Information

Understanding Emotions – August 18th @ 5:30pm CST
In this module, athletes learn the importance of recognizing and managing emotions to build and maintain good relationships.

Managing Time – September 15 @ 5:30pm CST
MANAGING TIME explores the importance of effective time management through establishing goals, prioritizing, and organized planning.

Engaging with Others – October 6th@ 5:30pm CST
In ENGAGING WITH OTHERS, athletes learn how to interact with individuals and teams more effectively.

Leading Discussions- December 8th@ 5:30pm CST
This module focuses on collecting input from peers and engaging in and leading conversations as well as listening to feedback and comments and summarizing them into themes and common ideas.

Unified Leadership – January 12@5:30pm CST

UNIFIED LEADERSHIP provides an overview of Special Olympics unique approach to developing leaders. This module prepares athletes to be advocates and learn how to be a Unified Leader inside and outside Special Olympics

Who We Are

Special Olympics is a global organization that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sport, every day around the world.  Special Olympics Illinois is a not-for-profit organization offering year-round training and competition in 18 sports for more than 23,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities and 13,000 Young Athletes ages 2-7 with and without intellectual disabilities.  Special Olympics transforms the lives of people with intellectual disabilities, allowing them to realize their full potential in sports and in life.  Special Olympics programs enhance physical fitness, motor skills, self-confidence, social skills and encourage family and community support.


Aug 18 2021


5:30 pm - 6:30 pm




Virtual Event
Karen Milligan


Karen Milligan
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