All-Star Training Club (ATC) was established to provide an integrated sports program for individuals with or without disabilities where everyone, regardless of ability, is encouraged to participate on the field of athletic competition. ATC is a sanctioned Special Olympics organization and is the only program in a five-county area that offers such a unique approach to athletics where everyone is given the opportunity to become a rising star.

In early 2014, All-Star Training Club became the newest member of the United Disability Services (UDS) family. In his new role as athletic director, ATC Founder Dan Lancianese will continue to work closely with athletes, families and volunteers to promote the benefits of fun and fitness for everyone.

United Disability Services is celebrating 65 years of enhancing the lives of people with disabilities by providing opportunities for full participation in the community. For more information about any of our other programs and services visit us at www.udsakron.org.

Monday, September 8, 2014

2014 ATC Bowling


Fall Bowling is Underway! 

The Spartans have taken command of the team bowling league with another 2 game sweep. This time their opponents were the Rams. Brandon and John led the charge for the Spartans.

Click here to see the complete standings and team scores.




2014 ATC Flag Football



Flag Football Season Begins!

In flag football, touchdowns filled the air in both games. The Knights have the lead in the standings with their 2nd victory over the Warriors by the score of 56-40. The Irish evened up their record with an impressive 69-54 win over the Griffins.

There's still time to register! Click here for more information.




Friday, August 1, 2014

2014 ATC Golf Season



2014 ATC Golf Season

Congratulations to the Panthers and the Bulldogs for being the 2014 Percentage Champions. The Panthers ended up with a 4-2 record that was actually tied with the Rams and Vikings. However, the Panthers win the Percentage title due to a tie breaker rule of difference between strokes for and against.

The Bulldogs won the title outright with a record of 5-1.

Congratulations to the Rams and the Irish for winning the Invitational Titles on their respective days. The Rams won the title on the Monday session with a score of 22 by Tom and Chris. The Irish won the Thursday title with a score of 20 by Nick and Glenn.

For complete results click on the following link:
ATC Golf Team Standings



Thursday, July 10, 2014

2014 Fall Brochure Coming Soon!

Look for the 2014 ATC Fall Brochure coming to your mailbox soon and sign up for another season of sports fun!




Tuesday, July 1, 2014

ATC Athletes Shine at Special Olympics

 
This past weekend the UDS All-Star Training Club sent 60 athletes and 20 coaches to the Ohio Special Olympics State Championships in Columbus. ATC was represented in four different sports: unified bocce, two unified soccer teams, unified and individual track and field events, and bowling. Our representation at Special Olympics made us the sixth largest program in the State of Ohio!

Out of 44 events, ATC medaled in 38 for a total of 19 Gold, 11 Silver and 8 Bronze medals. Congratulations to all our athletes! A special thank you to all the coaches, partners and family members who came down to support all our stars!

Saturday, June 14, 2014



UDS All-Star Training Club represented at Autism 5K & Walk


It was a beautiful day for the UDS All-Star Training Club to be represented at Lock 3 in Downtown Akron for the annual Autism Society 5K and Walk. There were nearly 2,000 people in attendance and it was a great place to be to talk about ATC!

Sunday, April 27, 2014


2014 ATC Soccer Season

Week #5: Congratulations to the Irish as they won the ATC title with a 6-3 win over the Vikings. Despite being winless throughout the regular season, Irish pulled off two victories to win the tournament, proving the point that the Last shall be First

In the consolation finals, the Knights came from behind in the 2nd half to win 8-6 over the Rams. 

In division 2, with the standings are all tied up 16 - 16 between the Vikings/Irish and the Rams/Knights, it came down to an overtime shoot out. It was the Rams/Knights pulling out the victory 10-9 with the winning kick coming from Caitlyn C. 

To see the scores please click on the following link: