Tannis Marshall

Special Olympics Team BC 2020 Figure Skating Coach
Tannis Marshall

When and how did you get involved with Special Olympics?    

Approximately 17 years ago.

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

Yes this will be my first Special Olympics Canada Games.

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

I feel honored to be a part of such a great team of mission staff, coaches, and athletes. 

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

The goal for these National Games is that all the athletes are prepared and ready to compete to the best of their ability. 

What is your favourite Special Olympics experience to date?

Seeing the joy of the athletes' faces as they compete.

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

They are proud to represent Team BC 2020.

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

The dedication and commitment that the athletes are making to do their best.   

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

Special Olympics encourages everyone to do the best they can in whichever sport they choose. All ages can participate.