Special Olympics Canada is thrilled to announce Mark Tewksbury as Honourary Coach of the Team Canada roster heading to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games heading to Los Angeles next Summer. Mark Tewksbury is a long-time supporter and passionate advocate for the Special Olympics Movement and currently serves on the National board of directors [...]Read more
TUNE IN ALERT! October 25 at 1PM EST tune in to TSN 4 to watch the premier of the Special O Canada 2014 Summer Games Broadcast!
On Saturday October 25 at 1 PM Eastern Standard Time TSN 4 will be premiering the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games broadcast! It’s an amazing piece that showcases the incredible abilities of our athletes. From Jackie Barrett deadlifting 600 kgs to Danny Peaslee’s incredible golf skills, it is an unbelievable showcase of talent and [...]Read more
Special Olympics Canada Launches New Coaching Course for Program Leaders of Active Start and Fundamentals Programs
Special Olympics Canada (SOC) is proud to announce the launch of its Coaching Young Athletes course. This course fits into the Community – Initiation stream of the National Coaching Certification Program and is intended for coaches of SOC’s Active Start and Fundamentals programs. The Active Start and Fundamentals programs are based on the principles of [...]Read more
Special Olympics Canada is delighted to announce its National Awards winners for 2014. The Special Olympics Canada National Awards recognize the athletes, coaches and volunteers who have exemplified the spirit and essence of the Special Olympics Movement throughout the year. Award winners will be honoured during the 2014 National Awards evening on Thursday, November 20 [...]Read more
Special Olympics Canada (SOC) is pleased to announce the appointment of three new directors at its Annual General Meeting of the National Board of Directors this past weekend. These appointments replace retiring board members Gary Daniels, Murdoch MacKay and Chief Murray Faulkner (Ret’d). SOC would like to thank Mr. Daniel, Mr.MacKay and Chief Faulkner for [...]Read more