District Team Manager (DTM) Position Description

District Team Manager (DTM) Position Description



To ensure District Team members have a successful and fulfilling experience at the Provincial Games.


Minimum Qualifications/Skills Required:


District Team Manager must possess the following attributes:


  • outstanding leadership abilities and ability to work as a team member
  • past experience in a Games environment would be considered an asset
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills; and,
  • excellent organizational and administrative skills.
  • familiar with GMS




  • Be available to attend the Provincial  Games
  • Travel to and from Games with the District Team
  • Maintain regular contact with District Developer, Head Coaches and the Games Operating Committee (GOC)
  • Host team meetings and coaches meetings as needed
  • Ensure that all team members receive the Athlete/Coach Agreement Form and  conduct themelves in accordance with the conditions outlined in Special Olympics Ontario Policy 7000-201 Travelling Teams – Roles and Responsibilities, and the organization’s Code of Conduct.
  • Communicate all pre-event information regarding the Provincial Games to all team members
  • Distribute all sport technical packages to Head Coaches prior to games
  • Ensure all registration/medical  forms are accurately completed by all team members and submitted to the GOC by the deadline date
  • Distribute a copy of athlete medical forms to all team coaches
  • Book transportation for team to and from Games in consultation with the GOC
  • Work with the Manager of Major Games to order all team uniforms and distribute to all team members
  • Provide packing lists to all team members which includes two days of extra medication if necessary
  • Submit the accommodation list to the GOC prior to games
  • Receive registration fees and uniform fees from all team members and submit to the District Administrative Team for deposit
  • Attend all required functions at the Games, i.e. Opening Ceremonies, Awards, Presentations, etc., representing Special Olympics Ontario, your District and your Community with distinction
  • Supervise athletes while at  the games as needed
  • Resolve any team related issues as they arise
  • Be on call 24 hours a day while at games
  • Attend DTM meetings while at games
  • Accompany team members to hospital if needed
  • Ensure all team members have the opportunity to submit an evaluation of the Games
  • Ensure all athlete and coach evaluations are completed and submitted to SOO within two weeks of the games


Job Requirements:


Must have access to computer, internet and email.


Duration of the Job:






This position is responsible to the District Developer, Manager of Major Games and SOO.