Department of Kinesiology
West Chester University
Dr. Frank Fry
206 Sturzebecker Health Sciences Center
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: (610) 436-2260 or 2261
Fax: (610) 436-2860
The Special Olympics hold a dear spot in the hearts of Adapted Physical Education minors. There aren't too many experiences more rewarding than helping people achieve greatness.
The Adapted P.E. minors incorporate the Special Olympics experience into their education in the following ways:
1. Every fall, Dr. Lepore trains 20-25 students to get their Special Olympics Soccer Certification
2. Every fall, 200-25 KIN 253 students do internships, assist coaching in Chester County Soccer programs throughout
Chester County; each do 10 hours of field work
3. Each spring Dr. Lepore and 25 West Chester University students sponsor a Special Olympics Team who's name is
"WCU Rammies". The WCU studentts are trained as Special Olympics Swim Coaches and train the children and take them to 2 county swim meets in April and May.
4. WCU Adapted P.E. minors help with the Chester County Basketball Tournament in Downingtown and with the County Track and Field meet in May.