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Thanks for your interest in becoming a GSO coach!  Below is some information about becoming a volunteer and/or a coach with Gahanna Special Olympics.

Please note:  All volunteers must be at least 14 years of age.  


All coaches must complete the following four requirements:

1.  Background Check:  The link to the background check is here. This form will send your personal information to Special Olympics Ohio where a background check will be ordered. You will receive an email from First Advantage.  The steps in that email MUST be completed within a week before the link expires.


2.  General Orientation:  The link to the General Orientation is here.  This certification explains the basics of Special Olympics Ohio and coaching. At the end of the PowerPoint is a link to the General Orientation Quiz where a score of 15/15 is required to be considered complete.


3.  Protective Behaviors &  4. Concussion TrainingUpon completion, please forward certificates to              Thank you!


                       The link to instructions may be found HERE.


                       The link to Protective Behaviors and Concussion Training is HERE.   

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