The Special Olympics Athlete Leadership Programme (ALPs) enables athletes of all abilities, working with a mentor to become socially and personally more confident, have a voice, contribute and participate as leaders and ambassadors within Special Olympics Ireland and in their own community and Clubs.The Special Olympics Athlete Leadership Programme (ALPs) offers current and former athletes who are over 16 a chance to explore opportunities additional to sports training and competition supported by a mentor.
Athletes take part in workshops and training programmes in areas such as public speaking and presentation skills, volunteering, coaching and governance. If you are interested in becoming involved in the ALPs programme, you should contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Below are pictures of our current ALPs participants.
Conor Coffey is doing his Silver Alps award along with his mentor Lorraine Keegan. He started it in Jan 2016 and will do a great job. Best of luck Conor
What i am enjoying abut Alps so far
i am enjoyining meeting lots of new people and making new friends . i am enjoying organising social events and making speechs. i am also enjoying volunteering at special Olympic events conor coffey
Laura Jane Dunne has already started her Gold Alps award along with her mentor Lorraine Keegan. She will be busy during 2016 but we know she can do it. Best of luck Laura Jane