Below is a current calendar of upcoming training sessions. To sign up as an athlete for one of the sessions please fill out the form located at the bottom of the page. The printable form below may not be as current as the information shown on this form.

Parent & Athlete Registration

TO REGISTER – Send an email to DelcoSpecialO@comcast.net

Fall 2016 / Winter 2017 Sports Training Calendar
updated October, 2016

  • 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
SportLocationBeginning Training DateTraining TimeCoachCompetitionCompetition
BowlingMcDade LanesSunday, September 11, 20169:00am – 11:30amSandra Raikowski - Conchester Lanes
sandra.raikowski@gmail.com
Kathy Zoretich – Sproul Lanes
kzoretich@aol.com
Dal Byers – Centre Lanes
b.byers@rcn.com
BowlingConchester LanesSunday, September 11, 201612:00pm – 2:30pmSandra Raikowski - Conchester Lanes
sandra.raikowski@gmail.com
Kathy Zoretich – Sproul Lanes
kzoretich@aol.com
Dal Byers – Centre Lanes
b.byers@rcn.com
BowlingSproul LanesSunday, September 11, 201612:00pm – 2:30pmSandra Raikowski - Conchester Lanes
sandra.raikowski@gmail.com
Kathy Zoretich – Sproul Lanes
kzoretich@aol.com
Dal Byers – Centre Lanes
b.byers@rcn.com
BowlingWynnewood LanesSunday, September 11, 201612:00pm – 2:30pmSandra Raikowski - Conchester Lanes
sandra.raikowski@gmail.com
Kathy Zoretich – Sproul Lanes
kzoretich@aol.com
Dal Byers – Centre Lanes
b.byers@rcn.com
Floor HockeyAcademy Park High School, Auxiliary Gym
300 Calgon Hook Rd, Sharon Hill, PA 19079
Begins: Thursday, December 1, 20166:30pm – 8:30pmCarol Benner
noplann@yahoo.com
Long Distance RunningTBDBegins: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 (Tuesday/Thursday)7:00pm - 8:30pmVeronica “Ronnie” Barton
cbarton312@msn.com
Eastern Spring Sectional – – Kutztown UniversitySummer Games – – Penn State University
BasketballGauntlett CenterBegins: Tuesday, January 10, 20176:00pm – 8:00pmGene Delaney
genedelaney32@gmal.com

Michael McGowan
Eastern Spring Sectional – – Kutztown UniversitySummer Games – – Penn State University
Flag Football – Thornbury ParkThornbury Park, Glen Mills and Thornbury Roads, Glen MillsBegins: September 12, 20166:00pm - 7:00pmJeff Seagraves
jeff@thornbury.org
BasketballGarnet Valley Middle School Old GymBegins: Sunday January 8, 20171:00pm – 3:00pmJoseph Reilly
Barry Mahler
bamalias118@yahoo.com
Eastern Spring Sectional – – Kutztown UniversitySummer Games – – Penn State University
Aquatics - practice time based on abilityRidley YMCABegins: Sunday, January 15, 20179:00am – 12:30pmSusan Heaney
shdelcoso@verizon.net
Eastern Spring Sectional – – Kutztown UniversitySummer Games – – Penn State University
EquestrianThorncroft Equestrian Center
190 Line Road, Malvern, PA
Please email for additional information regarding qualifications to participate.Sallie Dixon
Sallie@thorncroft.org
Weight Limit is 200 pounds; no exceptions
Powerlifting Glen Mills School,
185 Glen Mills Rd, Glen Mills, PA
Resumes: February 15, 20176:30pm - 8:00pmScott Smedley
scott41892@comcast.net
Invitational Competition –
May 13, 2017
Golf
Inside
Play-A-Round Golf, Frazier PABegins: Saturday March 4, 20174:00pmHoward McKee/Veronica “Ronnie” Barton
cbarton312@msn.com
Eastern Spring Sectional – – Kutztown UniversitySummer Games – – Penn State University
Golf
Outside
TBDTBDHoward McKee/Veronica “Ronnie” Barton
cbarton312@msn.com
Tennis
Indoor
Glen MillsBegins: February 4, 20178amPaul Seligson
selador@verizon.net

Crystal Brisbane
Eastern Spring Sectional – – Kutztown UniversitySummer Games – – Penn State University
SoftballElwyn School Campus – 111 Elwyn Road, Elwyn, PABegins:
Saturday, March 19, 2017 (Noon – 2:00pm)-baseball fields
Thursday, March 23, 2017 (6:00pm – 8:00pm)-soccer fields
Ed Scarpignato
coacheds@gmail.com
Eastern Spring Sectional – – Kutztown UniversitySummer Games – – Penn State University
Young AthletesMarple Education Center, 85 N. Malin Road, Broomall, PABegins: February 2, 20176pm-7pm – ages 3-6
7pm-8pm – ages 7-9
Susan Heaney
shdelcoso@verizon.net

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:

Athlete Opportunities

51Global 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.
53Athlete 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

1Attend Coach's TrainingMost coach's trainings are offered one weekend day.
3Parents GroupParents 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.
4Assist in a Management Team FunctionThe 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.
6PhotographerTake Photographs or video of trainings, competitions and other events.

NOTICE: 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

If you prefer to register by mail, click on one of the links below, print and complete the form:

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 required and is available from the above links.

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