Category archive: Special Olympics Maryland

Cycling Coaches Training Session September 20th, 2015

Cycling Coaches Training Session September 20th, 2015

SOMD will host a training session for cycling coaches on Sunday, September 20th, 2015 at Special Olympics Maryland headquarters (3701 Commerce Drive, Suite 103, Baltimore, Maryland 21227). The training will last from 9:00 AM until 12:30 PM. Lunch will be provided for all participants. Course topics will include strategies and tactics for coaching Special Olympics…

Tennis Management Team Seeks Athlete Leader

Tennis Management Team Seeks Athlete Leader

 ATHLETE LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITY The Special Olympics Maryland Tennis Sport Management Team is currently seeking nominations for an athlete representative. This important position will assist in the growth and development of both Community and Interscholastic Unified Tennis program. Please see attachment, TennisSMT_Athlete application  for more details. The priority deadline is 5:00pm on Friday, September 11, 2015. Athletes…

Maryland athletes highlighted on eve of 2015 World Summer Games

Maryland athletes highlighted on eve of 2015 World Summer Games

We wanted to share two new articles and re-share an older piece to highlight the level of engagement that ESPN and ABC have taken on as a sponsor of the 2015 Special Olympics Summer World Games in Los Angeles. Please take the time to read them. I think you will find them worthy of your…

COUNTDOWN TO THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD GAMES WITH ROBIN ROBERTS

COUNTDOWN TO THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD GAMES WITH ROBIN ROBERTS

                COUNTDOWN TO THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD GAMES WITH ROBIN ROBERTS AIRS THURSDAY, JULY 23 AT 9PM ET ON ESPN AND SATURDAY, JULY 25 ON ESPN & ABC FEATURING SPECIAL OLYMPICS MARYLAND ATHLETES TERREL LIMERICK AND CATHERINE GRUSS   ABC anchor Robin Roberts hosts an inspiring one hour special in…

2015 Summer Games Social Media Plan

2015 Summer Games Social Media Plan

Good Evening all, You will find the 2015 Summer Games Social Media Plan included below 2015 SOMD Summer Games Social Media We have several campaigns going on Summer Games Weekend June 05th-07th, 2015 we wanted to share with you. 1. Don’t Believe Me Just Watch This year we are using the line “Don’t Believe Me Just…

Myth of the Month for May

Myth of the Month for May

MYTH: Individuals with intellectual disabilities are incapable of contributing to society in a meaningful way. FACT Because many of you are supporters of Special Olympics Maryland, you may scoff at this myth and suggest that we have come to a point in 2015 where everyone knows that individuals with intellectual disabilities make meaningful contributions to advancing…

SOMD Take Over the Track Night at Autobahn

SOMD Take Over the Track Night at Autobahn

Special Olympics Maryland Take Over the Track night at Autobahn Indoor Speedway. Experience a thrill like no other! Speed-lovers, be prepared for European style indoor go-karting! Autobahn Indoor Speedway is a state-of-the-art facilities with indoor facilities for perfect racing conditions every day. Race on one of two Grand Prix style tracks in electric Italian pro-karts….

Parade of Athletes Music Survey Now Open

Parade of Athletes Music Survey Now Open

2015 Summer Games Opening Ceremony Parade of Athletes music Your opinion counts. We want to hear from all of you.   What gets you pumped up for Summer Games? What do you want to hear when you enter SECU Arena at Towson University? What makes a great Parade of Athletes Song? Share what you think…

Special Olympics Maryland is now on Periscope

Special Olympics Maryland is now on Periscope

Periscope will let us broadcast live video to the world. Go live with us instantly. Join, comment and send us hearts in real time. Tell us what you want to see when we are at one of the sports venues or special events. Hours and locations will be published in advance. Only available on I-Phones…

Chinese coaches visit Special Olympics Howard County

Chinese coaches visit Special Olympics Howard County

Special Olympics Howard County received a visit from some very special guests in March. Thirteen high school basketball coaches from China helped out with a Special Olympics basketball practice held at Bonnie Branch Middle School. The coaches, from Chengdu and Guangzhou, were in the United States on the Sports Visitors program through the US State…

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