To sign up as an athlete for one of the sessions please fill out the form located at the bottom of the page. It may be completed online or printed and returned.
- NO CHARGE FOR PARTICIPATION.
- ATHLETE PRE-REGISTRATION MANDATORY – NO WALK-ONS PERMITTED
- ATHLETES MUST GIVE THE HEAD COACH A COPY OF THEIR CURRENT ATHLETE APPLICATION (aka-MEDICAL) AT THE FIRST TRAINING THEY ATTEND.
- THE ORIGINAL ATHLETE APPLICATION (aka-MEDICAL) MUST BE ON FILE IN THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS OFFICE AT LEAST ONE WEEK PRIOR TO JOINING.
- MOST TRAININGS CAN BE JOINED IN PROGRESS
OTHER SPORTS TRAININGS MAY BE OFFERED ONLY IF HEAD COACHES AND ASSISTANTS ARE IDENTIFIED: ROLLER SKATING, ROLLER HOCKEY, & BASKETBALL. ALL SPORTS NEED ASSISTANT COACHES. DON’T SEE YOUR SPORT? REGISTER AND WE’LL SEE WHAT WE CAN DO!
Other Athlete Opportunities:
|51||Global Messenger (Or Speech Coach)||A Weekend Training is offered for both athlete speaker and speech coach.||Applicants need to be 18 years of age or older. A weekend course will train you prepare and deliver a speech.|
|53||Athlete Council (Or Mentor)||Athlete nominations are again being accepted athletes to sit on the Athlete Committee.||Nominees need to be 18 years or over. Volunteers, Coaches, families can nominate or athlete can self-nominate. Mentors are needed to assist athlete representative.|
Additional Volunteer Opportunities
|1||Attend Coach's Training||Most coach's trainings are offered one weekend day.|
|3||Parents Group||Parents Group (Family Committee) members support the program and other athletes families in the program. They plan family activities, assist with athlete recruiting, disseminate information about competitions and other program offerings, and support fund raising special events. The overall goal is to enhance the family involvement.|
|4||Assist in a Management Team Function||The Management Team includes Athlete and Volunteer recruitment or training, Publicity and Public Information, Fund Raising, Competition organization, Newsletter Creation, Organizing Socials, supporting the coaching staff and other program support functions.|
|6||Photographer||Take Photographs or video of trainings, competitions and other events.|
Athletes may register below. Your registration will be confirmed by email. Registration two weeks prior to your start in the training is preferred. Sorry, phone registration will not be accepted. If you prefer to email the information requested below, send to: DelcoSpecialO@comcast.net
Athlete Training Request online form:
If you prefer to register by mail, click on one of the links below, print and complete the form:
Email printed form as attachment to DelcoSpecialO@comcast.net
or if you prefer to register by mail, send to:
Special Olympics – Delaware County
P.O. Box 179
Morton, PA 19070-0279
An Athlete Application (SO medical) is ALSO required and is available by clicking HERE.