Tennis became an official Special Olympics sport in 1987. The training season is usually from October to June.

Details for Delaware County Program

SOPA Season: Spring/Summer

Head Coach: Paul Seligson –

What to Expect: TBD

Training Specifics: Saturday afternoon’s at Delaware County Community College (Media) starting March 28, 2020. Some training may take place indoors due to weather.

Competition Dates: TBD

Equipment: We will provide all the required equipment.

Uniform Requirements: TBD


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 the program manager for filing.

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).