"In the name of all coaches and in the spirit of sportsmanship, I promise that we will act professionally, respect others, and ensure a positive experience for all. I promise to provide quality sports and training opportunities in a safe environment for all athletes."
~Special Olympics Coach's Oath
The roles that Special Olympics New Mexico Coaches play come with great responsibility. Our coaches play the role of teacher, role model, chaperone, caregiver, friend, counselor and of course coach.
Special Olympics New Mexico offers a state-level coaches certification. The purpose of this level of certification is to give coaches immediate recognition of their commitment to Special Olympics. Each coach will receive a certificate and a certified coach's lapel pin after they have completed the necessary steps and have attended a skills training session. For more information about becoming a certified coach, visit the Coaches page on the Special Olympics New Mexico web site.
Rio Rancho Rockets
Special Olympics, Rio Rancho, NM
Special Olympics Rio Rancho is a delegation of Special Olympics New Mexico. We are a non-profit organization that provides athletic training and competition to children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Our athletes enjoy camaraderie and gain a sense of pride and accomplishment through participating in our events.
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