Competition Cycle: Summer
Season: April – June
Description: Soccer is one of the world’s most popular sports, and is also one of the most popular sports within Special Olympics. In addition to offering 5-A-Side Soccer, Special Olympics Soccer offers individual skills competition to allow athletes to train and compete in basic soccer skills, including dribbling, shooting and the run and kick. The development of these key skills is necessary prior to advancing to team competition. As in all Special Olympics sports, athletes are grouped in competition divisions according to ability level, age and gender.
Coach’s Comments: The players are divided into B and C level with the B team being the more competitive players and the C teaming being more at the developmental level. The practice consists of both drills and a game.
Number of competitors: 20
Number of competitions: 1-2
The following events provide meaningful competition for athletes with lower ability levels:
Individual Skills Competition
North Shore Contact:
Kelly Klein LocalCoordinator@sobcnorthshore.