Details for Delaware County Program

SOPA Season: Fall (August onward)

Head Coach: Christine and Tom Barnes

What to Expect: Stretching and walking – all while social distancing!

Athletes MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO TRAIN. DUE TO COVID-19 PROTOCOLS, there are limitations on the amount of participants.

Athletes must fill out a Covid questionnaire before doing any in-person training. Athletes and volunteers will be screened before each training with temperature gun and questions.

Training Specifics: CANCELLED

Competition Dates: No competitions.

Equipment: We will provide all the required equipment.

Uniform Requirements: No uniforms. Please wear athletic shoes that are comfortable!


ALL athletes must have a current medical (on Special Olympics PA medical form) that runs through the end of the season. If the athlete medical is not up-to-date, athletes WILL NOT be able to participate. Unfortunately, there are no exceptions to this rule since it poses a safety risk to the entire program. An up-to-date medical must always be on file with the coach as well as sent to To download a copy of medical application, check our resource page. To check on medical expiration date, please go here:

ALL athletes must attend at least 8 trainings and participate in qualifiers to be eligible to compete in State Games (Summer Games/Fall Festival/Indoor Winter Games).

ALL athletes can participate in multiple sports during the same season, but must declare a primary sport for State Games (Summer Games/Fall Festival/Indoor Winter Games).