Coaches Corner - September 2022
Training Resources and Updates:
- Coaches Pre-Season Webinars: Recordings and slides can be found on the Sports Offered page
About Athlete Performance Training:
The health and fitness of our Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) athletes is an organizational priority. We’re committed to working alongside you to help our athletes become healthier, more fit and live longer lives. Athlete Performance Training is designed to elevate the health and fitness levels of athletes and improve their sports outcomes. Athlete Performance Training consists of a combination of coach-facilitated sports practices and at-home fitness programs.
Coach Background Clearances and Athlete Medicals
- All coaches, both RETURNING and NEW MUSTcomplete the PA State required background checks via SOPA. Please complete all requirements within Vsys.
- Program’s responsibility to ensure all athletes have a CURRENT medical for the season in which they are participating uploaded into VSys. There is a pre-populated report in VSys instructions can be found here.