Special Olympics

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Mail Cover Letter and Resume to:
Bret Olson, Executive Director
Muscatine Community YMCA
1823 Logan Street
Muscatine, IA 52761

or e-mail to:
[email protected]

Special Olympics In Muscatine

Special Olympics provides activities for people with Intellectual Disabilities, so they may make connections with people in their community.  Special Olympics is an International program of year-round sports and athletic competitions for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.  There are approximately 130 individuals involved in the Muscatine County Special Olympics program.  Special Olympics athletes are men, women, boys and girls.  They are like other athletes.  They train and compete.  They learn to win and to lose.  They strive to do their best.  They inspire us.

EVENT DATES

July 16: Softball Skills Tourney, Kent Stein, Muscatine

July 23: District Softball Tournament, Cedar Rapids

August 6: State Softball Tournament, Ankeny 

September TBD: Unified Golf Tournament–Muscatine Municipal Golf Course

September 10: Cop on Top Fundraiser, 6-10am, Dunkin’ Donuts, Muscatine

September 24: State Flag Football Tournament

Congratulations to the following athletes and coaches participating in the Special Olympic National Games in Orlando, Florida June 5-12, 2022!

Track & Field      
Nathan Paulsen

Swimming
Adam Rininger

Flag Football
Eric St Clair
Chris Ashbaugh
Matthew Trujillo
Jay Small
Kevin Brockert
Angela Collins
Adie Strong
Danielle May
Brad Small
Travis Moss

Tim Atkins – Head Coach
Corey Leonhard – Assistant Coach

Special Olympics offers training and competition opportunities for every athlete, regardless of gender, age or ability.  No matter what the ability level, there is a benefit from Special Olympics.  No matter what the interest—there is a sport for you.  Prior to participation in the program, a Special Olympic athlete must complete an application and release of information form.  These forms can be received from Jason Miller, Special Olympics Program Director, at the Y.