Learn: SOMD Programs – ALPs

Through the Athlete Leadership Program (ALP) process, athletes are given the opportunity to contribute beyond the playing fields and develop leadership abilities that help them excel in the workplace and in their communities.
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Athlete Congress

SOOPA (Special Olympics Officals Program for Athletes)

Athlete as Coach

Other aspects of the ALPs program include athletes serving as Board Members, athlete ambassadors who are trained as public speakers and the athlete-led media team that covers Special Olympics events and competitions just as a regular news crew would.

For more information about any of our ALP’s programs, contact Jason Schriml at 410-242-1515 x118 or email