Being involved with Special Olympics as a Basketball Coach for the Ypsilanti Grizzlies for a handful of seasons has been such a joy for me! I have always known sports to be the universal language communicating via passing and shooting; dribbling and play making!
My highlight is watching the athletes work together as they gather for warmups or huddle up for a team talk. Every step during training and then on the day of the race is dedicated to our athletes, their parents, the coaches, and all of the volunteers working together to make Special Olympics what it is => a space for athletes of all ages to share in the spirit of unity, resilience, and empowerment!
Let me win, but if I can not win let me be be brave in the attempt. —Special Olympics Motto