Athletes Leadership Program

Special Olympics Athlete Leadership Program

Athlete Leadership Program( ALP) offers matured athletes the opportunity take part in the Special Olympics Movement in meaningful roles in addition to being a sportsman or sportswoman.

Athlete leaders are empowered to explore new skills such as public speaking or health advocacy and learn to express their ideas and opinions about the Movement.

Example of Athlete Leadership roles:

  • Athletes as Volunteers (games or events)
  • Athletes as Coaches or Assistant Coaches
  • Athletes as Sport Officials
  • Athletes as Health Advocate
  • Athletes as Public Speakers (Global Messengers)
  • Athletes on Boards, Committees or Input Councils
  • Athletes assisting with Fund Raising