Bruce Walgren

Special Olympics Team BC 2020 Speed Skating Coach
Bruce Walgren

When and how did you get involved with Special Olympics?    

Meetings with [SOBC Sport Consultant] Jacques Thibault.

Will this be your first Special Olympics Canada Games? If not, which other National Games were you part of and in what role(s)?  


What does it mean to you to be part of Special Olympics Team BC 2020?    

It is a great opportunity to gain more coaching knowledge and information.

What is/are your goal(s) for these National Games?

To help the athlete achieve their goals.

What is your favourite Special Olympics experience to date?

Watching my athlete achieve and exceed his goals at the Special Olympics BC Winter Games.

What does competing at National Games mean to your athletes? (or, if this is your first National Games, competition in general)

They are very excited, all of their hard work is paying off.

What storylines are you excited to see develop in your Team BC sport team leading up to the National Games?     

B.C. speed skaters reach their team goals!

What would you say about Special Olympics to encourage someone to get involved? 

This is a great opportunity to further your coaching and to help in the community.