Head Coaches for the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi in March 2019 Announced

17th November 2017

Special Olympics GB will be sending a delegation of 129 athletes (125 Special Olympics GB athletes and 4 unified partners) to the Special Olympics World Summer Games to take part in 17 sports.

They will be joined by 7,000 other Special Olympics athletes with intellectual (learning) disabilities from 168 countries around the globe.

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Huge congratulations to the head coaches on their appointments below:

Special Olympics GB 2019 World Summer Games Team

Head of Delegation - Laura Baxter
Assistant Head of Delegation - Andrea Manson
Assistant Head of Delegation - Emily Onley

Athletics
Karen Robertson (Dumfries & Galloway) - Athletics Head Coach

Badminton
Lynsey Stuart (Tayside) - Badminton Head Coach

Basketball - Female
Jazz Owen (Sheffield) - Female Basketball Head Coach

Basketball - Male
Simon Jackson-Turner (St Albans) - Male Basketball Head Coach

Bocce
Ling Mann (Dumfries & Galloway) - Bocce Head Coach

Cycling
Tom A'Hara (Scotland West) - Cycling Head Coach

Equestrian
Julia Gourley (Grampian) - Equestrian Head Coach

Football
Bobby Coltman (Durham) - Football Head Coach

Golf
Jamie McDonald (Lothian) - Golf Head Coach

Artistic Gymnastics
Angela Turner - (Scotland West) Gymnastics (Artistic) Head Coach

Rhythmic Gymnastics
TBC - Gymnastics (Rhythmic) Head Coach

Judo
Jo Imrie (Lothian) - Judo Head Coach

Powerlifting
TBC – Powerlifting Head Coach

Sailing
David Hill (Scotland West) - Sailing Head Coach

Swimming
Emma Inglis (Blackpool) - Swimming Head Coach

Table Tennis
Matt Porter (York) - Table Tennis Head Coach

Ten Pin Bowling
TBC - Ten Pin Bowling Head Coach

Tennis
Mel Whitehead (Nottingham) - Tennis Head Coach

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