Orange SO Looks For Hoops Coaches

Special Olympics Orange County (SOOC) will offer winter basketball program for athletes of all skill abilities and ages. SOOC is recruiting volunteer coaches and athletes. No prior coaching or basketball experience is needed. Athletes and volunteers of all skill abilities and ages are welcome to join. Sea­son runs Dec. 2 through March 4.

Practice sessions are divided into youth and adult 5-on-5 teams and 3-on-3 teams, as well as individualized coaching assistance for athletes needing basic skill development.

Practices are generally one hour weekly —Saturday morning or Sunday afternoon at locations in Chapel Hill like Northside Gym at Hargraves Center, Community Center, Lin­coln Center, Saint Thomas More School.

For registration info for athletes and volunteers, contact Colleen Lanigan, 919-968-2810, or email