Season: Winter/Spring (January thru June)
Overview: Basketball teams consist of five Special Olympic athletes and play full court.
Special Olympics Resources for Basketball
Equipment: DELCO will provide all required equipment.
Uniform Requirements: DELCO will provide athletes with a basketball uniforms. Athletes are responsible for all other apparel. Sneakers must be worn.
Eligibility for State Competition: Athletes must attend at least 8 practices and participate in qualifiers to be eligible to compete in Summer Games.
Participation in Other delco Sports: Athletes can participate in other SOMO sports as long as the athlete can maintain full practice participation in each participating sport.
Housing Requirements for State Competition (Summer Games): Athletes participating in Summer Games will be housed for two nights in hotels, along with chaperones and the coaching staff, at a ratio of 3 athletes per chaperone/coach.
Other Considerations: None
Head Coach: Gene Delaney E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Season Dates & Times:
Practices: Tuesdays from 6:00 thru 8:00 PM at The Gauntlett Center (start date to be announced).On three Tuesday nights we train off-site: (1) Episcopal Academy in February, (2) Haverford College in March, and (3) Cabrini University in April.
Qualifiers: (1) At Widener University for the Delco Invitational in April 2, 2020. (2) At Kutztown University for the Easter States Sectional in May 3, 2020.
Summer Games at Penn State – June 11-13, 2020