Special Olympics Montgomery County,                                        Pennsylvania

 An all-volunteer organization where athletes are first!

 

Swimmers: Thank you for everyone's flexibility and understanding yesterday We have rescheduled the swim meet at Upper Dublin High School for Saturday 16th April.
Below is the schedule for the meet.

Arrival 12:30pm
Warm-Ups 1:00pm
Competition Begins 1:30pm

Thank you to all our 19th Annual Golf Classic donors who are helping our athletes with their financial support. The Classic was a tremendous success bringing 40% of our annual budget of $150,000.  Go to our 20th Annual Golf Classic page for exciting news for 2016. 

Join in the parade of supporters! It takes money to keep our programs going. Because we provide our programs at no cost to athletes we rely on friends like Max for support. Max is a high school volunteer helping at soccer and floor hockey. Here he is with Coach Jill and athlete Eric at practice. He presented a $820 donation to SOMC that he personally raised (hint - bake sales do work!). Thank you Max!

Attention all volunteers.  Everyone has to be up to date with required training. Send a note to specialolympicsmontco@verizon.net to check if you are current. Here are the links to the three required courses:

Protective Behaviors: http://www.specialolympics.org/protective_behaviors.aspx. This has to be completed every three years.

General Orientation: http://www.specialolympicspa.org/ways-to-help/volunteer/general-orientation   You have to take this only one time.

 

Regardless of attending a State Games or not, all coaches/volunteers are required to complete concussion training this year. If not completed, they are ineligible to coachat any tournaments in 2016.

Concussion Training:

·           National Federation of State High School Associations Concussion in Sports training course which is available at https://nfhslearn.com/courses/61037 . If you take this course it saves your confirmation in your account so it can be retrieved easier.

 

After you complete the Concussion Training Course, email the completion certificate with your first name last name and county in the file name, to to sportstraining@specialolympicspa.org or jtresp@specialolympicspa.org.

 

Family Information on Concussions - Important for all Athletes and Families
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