Category: Coach

USA Games Spotlight: Sheila Lawton Impacts Lives Through Bowling

By Terrionna Brockman  Sheila Lawton is a bowling instructor from Corona, California, and will compete with Special Olympics Southern California (SOSC) athletes at USA Games in Orlando, Florida. She began ...

Bowling Season Begins July 11

Together Again: Let’s Play! Dust off those bowling balls. Lace up your bowling shoes.The Bowling Season returns on Monday, July 11! The season will run through August 21 and feature ...

RTA Pase 3

Phase 3 of Return to Activity Begins June 1

Special Olympics Southern California is pleased to announce that as of June 1, we will begin Phase 3 of our Sports & Programs Return to Activity Plan.   The exact start ...

Coach Max Glaser Makes a Change Through Physical Fitness

Volunteer Spotlight: Coach Max Glaser Makes a Change Through Physical Fitness

By Quyen Nguyen A passion for health and fitness led Max Glaser to Special Olympics Southern California, where he is a volunteer fitness coach. Through the Healthy Lifestyle Challenge (HLC) ...

Meet Special Olympics Southern California volunteer coach La Shanda Shipp.

Volunteer Spotlight: Coach La Shanda Shipp Impacts Lives Of Athletes in Pomona Valley

By Kimberly Villa La Shanda Shipp’s inspiration to become a coach for Special Olympics began with a promise to her parents that if she became her brother, Tyrone’s, guardian, she ...

SOSC’s New Volunteer Management Website

Special Olympics Southern California is excited to announce that we have launched a new volunteer management website, Get Connected. The website comes with a multitude of new and improved features ...

Christina Principe

The Athlete & Coach Bond

by Christian Bood In the pool of life, everyone deserves a support system to keep them afloat. Someone to guide us through the water when situations get tough or simply ...

Volunteer Week: A Passion for Basketball Leads to Lifelong Friends

By Rachel Bialkin The pandemic has suspended many things in our lives, but one thing it couldn’t stop is Scott Norton’s passion for Special Olympics, his love for the athletes ...

INSIDE SOSC: Joyce Wittal Keeps Team Active Through Pandemic

By Zane Landin Special Olympics coaches not only teach athletes how to play their respective sports and improve, but they play an active role in the athletes’ lives. Some coaches ...

National Volunteer Week: In the Coaches’ Words

Special Olympics Southern California coaches express what they enjoy about the role, find most rewarding, and more.

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