We realize the important job coaches and family members have in training and supporting their Special Olympics athletes. That's why our committee seeks to provide you with as much support and hospitality as possible.

Through our Coaches site, you can:

Head Coaches’ Meetings

The following meetings are scheduled for head coaches to discuss sports-specific information and address competition concerns. Please note that breifings for head coaches may be held before and/or after competition at the competition venues.

This schedule is subject to change.  Please check back in the Fall.

It is the head coach’s responsibility and obligation to attend all Head Coaches’ meetings.

athletes and coaches

Games Rules Committee

In case of an appeal to a denied protest, the following individuals will act as the deciding body to rule on the final decision:

Fall Festival Director of Competition -- Erin Hannon

SOPA Senior Sports Director -- Shane Kiesner 

SOPA Staff- Michelle Boone 

SOPA Staff- Steve Koch 

HOD – TJ Dunn, Allegheny 

Alternate -HOD- Kristen Lenig  Northumberland/Snyder