Looking for site coordinators and lead coaches for our Fall Academies

Special Pops Tennis is looking for site coordinators and lead coaches for our Fall Academies. The maximum time commitment is 2 hours per week. Site coordinators handle coordinating equipment, court reservations, volunteers, and record attendance. Lead coaches provide input on assessment and on-court coaching for athletes at a site Potential training sites:  - Cherokee/Woodstock [...]

By |2022-05-19T09:01:49-04:00May 19th, 2022|In the Spotlight, Main Box, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

SPT Athlete & Volunteers selected for 2022 Special Olympics in Orlando, FL

SPECIAL POPS TENNIS ATHLETE AND TWO VOLUNTEER LEADERS SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2022 SPECIAL OLYMPICS USA GAMES IN ORLANDO, FLORIA. Held only once every four years, these three individuals will be experiencing a world-class event at the Special Olympics USA Games 2022. Participating will be a first for Special Pops Tennis Athlete, Allison [...]

By |2022-05-16T11:49:37-04:00May 12th, 2022|In the Spotlight, Main Box, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

2022 SPT Athlete / Volunteer Recognition

Eligibility Requirements 15 hours of SPT volunteer service or Athlete participation which should be cumulative during the last two years as a junior and senior in high school or college. Hours can be accumulated at training academies, community events and fundraisers, tournaments and invitationals. Please be prepared to share supporting documents with event participation [...]

By |2022-04-20T14:22:41-04:00April 20th, 2022|In the Spotlight, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

2022 Xperience Tournament

Three Special Pops Tennis Athletes competed at the 2022 Xperience Tournament in Charlottesville, Virginia, April 4 - 8. Our Special Pops Tennis Athletes were Mimi Ngo, Lawton Kugler and Dennis Haratine. The event is by invitation only and the top players in USA are invited to appear and compete in the event. There were [...]

By |2022-04-19T09:41:30-04:00April 19th, 2022|In the Spotlight, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Special Olympics Georgia May 27-29

It’s time to start preparing for the Special Olympic Summer State Games at Emory. The games are currently scheduled to be held May 27-29, 2022. Here is a list of the required paperwork for this year’s Summer Games: All needed forms are available on our web site home page under Resources then click on Forms.  Be [...]

By |2022-01-26T18:22:50-05:00January 26th, 2022|In the Spotlight, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Love of Tennis and Family Legacy of Giving Make for Extraordinary Act of Kindness

Photo: The Hancock Family at the 2019 Fall Class. L-R Phillip, Davis, Jen and Ella. Earlier this fall, Jen Hancock was given the opportunity to choose four non-profit organizations each receiving a donation from her employer at Packard Capital. Jen said, “I feel blessed to work at a company where leadership makes charitable generosity [...]

By |2021-12-16T17:38:28-05:00November 16th, 2021|Fundraisers, In the Spotlight, Main Box, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Special Giving Opportunity

Tuesday, November 30th, is the annual Georgia Gives Day. Your financial gift is vital to enriching the lives of our Athletes through the lifetime sport of tennis. The sport of tennis is uniquely beneficial because it supports… A lifetime of activity All ability and skill levels Physical exercise Problem solving Friendships Remember, Special Pops [...]

By |2021-10-27T11:15:34-04:00October 27th, 2021|Fundraisers, In the Spotlight, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Virtual Silent Auction – Art of Giving Fundraiser

MARK YOUR CALENDAR TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS AUCTION SEPTEMBER 7 – 12, 2021 You’ll need to register to set up your bidder account on the auction website where you can preview items to bid on before the actual auction. Click now for a sneak peek at what's up for auction...more will be added before the [...]

By |2021-09-01T12:04:01-04:00August 10th, 2021|Fundraisers, In the Spotlight, Main Box, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Virtual Fitness Challenge

It's time to spring into fitness with our Virtual Fitness Challenge. Let's Get Moving! Special Pops is very happy to kick off our VIRTUAL FITNESS CHALLENGE to encourage Athletes, friends and family to have fun and get moving! The challenge to Athletes is to RUN, WALK, BIKE, JUMP ROPE or DANCE your way into the [...]

By |2021-03-05T09:59:51-05:00March 3rd, 2021|In the Spotlight, Main Box|Comments Off on Virtual Fitness Challenge

Georgians with I/DD and Their Caregivers Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines on March 8

The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) is encouraged by the state’s decision to include individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their caregivers in the next round of COVID-19 vaccine eligibility. According to Governor Kemp’s press conference on February 25, 2021, revisions to Georgia’s vaccination plan will go into effect on March 8. That means people with I/DD and their caregivers, as well as family members of children [...]

By |2021-02-27T09:48:42-05:00February 27th, 2021|COVID-19 Pandemic, In the Spotlight|Comments Off on Georgians with I/DD and Their Caregivers Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines on March 8
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