SPECIAL NEEDS PROGRAM


THE LMSC SPECIAL NEEDS SOCCER PROGRAM is offered to boys and girls who have physical, mental or emotional limitations that prevent them from being able to play soccer with other children. Some of the players require "walkers" to get up and down the field, other players can play unassisted, but at a very slow rate due to physical or mental limitations.

The players range between 6 and 16 years of age. For the fall of 2018, the program will again run on SUNDAY mornings, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM. The program will start on the weekend after Labor Day Weekend and run through mid-November.

PROGRAM HISTORY
The program has been around since 1992 and was created by Susan Reynolds. Under Susan's leadership, about 25-30 needy kids began playing soccer in the fall.

When Susan retired from the program after many years, Steve Spencer took over the program and did an excellent job for close to 10 years. Steve retired from the program in 2006 and turned the program over to Steve and Marlene Ross who ran the program through the 2011 season.

In 2012, Pete Garzia took charge of the Special Needs Program.



For more information about the LMSC Special Needs Program, please contact Pete Garzia at peterr440@outlook.com.



Fox 29 News Clip On LMSC Special Needs Program





FALL 2018 INFORMATION
Our 2018 Fall program is tentatively set to start on Sunday, September 9.
The program will run on Sundays, 9:00 - 10:30 AM at Bala Cynwyd Park.


2018 Special Needs Dates:
  • September 9, 16, 23, 30
  • October 7, 14, 21, 28
  • November 4, 11


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CONGRATULATIONS NICK PIPPAS
Nick Pippas has been volunteering to work with our Special Needs Program. We are pleased to announce that Nick has been named as captain for The Haverford School varsity team for the 2018. LMSC would like to congratulation Nick on this great accomplishment and thank him for his work with the LMSC Special Needs Program.


 

Trophy Day, 2017




With The Bryn Mawr College Varsity, 2017




With The Haverford School Varsity, 2017




With The Widener University Men's Varsity, 2017



























 







SPECIAL NEEDS 2015
(game vs. Widener University Pride Men's Team, October, 2015)


SPECIAL NEEDS 2014
(clinic with Bryn Mawr College's Women's Team, September, 2014)




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