Chicago Fire Soccer Club, SOILL Partner to Create Unified Sports Soccer Team


Special Olympics Illinois has an exciting announcement to make!  We are again partnering with the Chicago Fire Soccer Club to create a Chicago Fire Unified Soccer All Star team. This team will practice monthly at Chicago Fire training facilities and will travel with the Chicago Fire Soccer team as well as host another team here in Chicago.  The following games have been selected for participation by the Chicago Fire Unified All StarUnified Soccer Chicago Fire Logo Team:

  • Saturday, July 16, 2016 – Dallas TX vs. FC Dallas
  • Sunday, August 14, 2016 – Bridgeview, IL vs Orlando City SC

The team will be comprised of 4-5 Special Olympics Illinois Athletes, 4-5 Unified Partners and 3 Coaches. We are looking for individuals interested in serving as the coaches for this team.  We are also looking for nominations of Special Olympics Illinois Athletes and Unified Partners to participate on the team.  A school may nominate more than one set of students to participate on the team.

The clinic and tryouts for athletes and partners will be at The PrivateBank Fire Pitch on Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 4-6pm.

Coaches Applications are due to Jennifer Marcello by February 5, 2016 and we will be conducting interviews February 9, 2016 from 3-7pm at Toyota Park in Bridgeview to fill the coaching slots. Download nomination forms below.

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