We welcome Coaches, Unified Partners, Ball Persons and more to volunteer in our Spring Academies. Students and adults who play tennis or do not play tennis, who have a passion to help are invited. Training is available for new or returning volunteers on February 23, 2019 from 10:00 a.m - 1:30 p.m. at Wesleyan School Gym. After completing this volunteer form, a link will be available to you to sign up for volunteer training.
Our volunteers assist at our Spring Academy Sites and also as Unified Partners at events. Academies meet February through May based on the schedule below. The SPECIAL OLYMPICS SUMMER GAMES are Friday, May 17 - Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Emory University. Unified Partners are paired with athletes to play as their partner in competition. We typically need 60+ unified partners for this event so your consideration for signing up is greatly appreciated.
1. To volunteer at a Spring Academy Site only, go to Step 3 to review the site schedules & complete your registration. [Select Not able to attend the Games for the question below. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on the GAMES.]
2. To volunteer at a site AND as a Unified Partner for the Summer Games, review the following. Please only sign up if you are available the weekend of the GAMES. SPT pays a non-refundable $17 entry fee. Please do not select yes unless you are sure you are available and committed to going to the games. If you have previously served as a Unified Partner, move to Step 3.
If you will be a Unified Partners (UP) for the first time -
Start by downloading the UP form and submit it to Special Olympics GA, or SOGA. It is helpful to complete all requirements on the form sooner rather than later. Forms must be submitted by March 29, 2019.
At the top, check box for Unified Partner ONLY
PLEASE ENTER Special Pops Tennis- Area 04 for the SOGA Agency, and fax or email it to SOGA form ASAP!
Indicate below that you will be attending the games this year as a Unified Partner.
*Indicates new site
*Bobby Bailey Tennis Facility/Alberta Banks Pk. Tuesdays 7 - 8:30 p.m. Mar 12 - May 14
Brenau University Fridays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Feb 1 & 22, Mar 8 & 15, Apr 5 & 26
Castlebrooke TC Saturdays 3-4:30 p.m. March 9 – May 11
CCR Wednesdays 7-8:15 p.m. March 13-May 15
Dekalb Tennis Center Mondays 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mar 11 - May 13
E Roswell Park Mondays 7-8:15 p.m. Mar 4 – May 27
Fair Oaks Thursdays 6:30-8:00 p.m. Mar 12 - May 14
Lassiter HS Mondays 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mar 11 - May 13 (No April 1st)
Life Time Fitness Saturdays 4-5:30 p.m. Feb 23 – May 11
*Medlock Bridge Sundays 5-6:30 p.m. Mar 10 – May 12
*Pro Tennis International Mondays 7-8:30 p.m. Mar 11 – May 13
Sandy Springs Mondays 6:30-7:30 p.m. Level 1&2, 7:30-8:30 Level 3&5 Mar 18- May 13 (No April 1st)
Standard Club Saturdays 12-1:30 p.m. Mar 9 – May 11
Summit Chase Saturdays 2-3:30 p.m. Mar 9 – May 11