Health Messenger Training


Zoom Meeting

Special Olympics Washington offers leadership trainings for athletes to develop their leadership skills and set personal leadership goals. Trainings will prepare athletes to take on meaningful leadership roles.

This course prepares athletes to be Health Messengers. A Health Messenger is an Athlete Leader who has been trained to serve as a health and wellness leader, educator, advocate and role model within their Special Olympics communities and the community at large.

* Introduction to Athlete Leadership AND Understanding Leadership are required prerequisites for this course.

This course will be held on Zoom over 6 sessions. Attending ALL 6 sessions is required.

Session 1: Thursday, September 22, 3:30-5:00 pm

Session 2: Tuesday, September 27, 3:30-5:00 pm

Session 3: Thursday, September 29, 3:30-5:00 pm

Session 4: Tuesday, October 4, 3:30-5:00 pm

Session 5: Thursday, October 6, 3:30-5:00 pm

Session 6: Tuesday, October 11, 3:30-5:00 pm

Apply here:

Application due: September 9

Contact Leah Shaffner or Della Norton for more information.