– Abby Baden
Organizes and manages all aspects of our Special Olympics team.
Athletics – Michael Becker
Aquatics – Allyson Leland & Bob Leland
Basketball – Abby Baden
Bocce Ball – Jay Schulz
Bowling – Lindsay Becker
Cheerleading – Brianna Kitchings
Softball – Andy Baden
Powerlifting – Gary Tanner
Soccer – Tyler O’Neal
Tennis – Michael Becker
Volleyball – Paula Warren
Winter Games – Gary Tanner
Flag Football – Mark McMillin
Golf – vacant
Helping athletes improve in there chosen sports. We are blessed to have an abundant number of coaches with the Jayhawks, but we are always looking for more qualified people to help with coaching our athletes.
– Glenda McCleary
This position manages all finances for the team.
– Jay Schulz
Recruits and manages the volunteers involved with the team.
– Connie Warkins
This position is responsible for raising the necessary funds for the team.
– Janice Baker
This position organizes family involvement and athlete recruitment for the team.
– Laura VanAlstine
Responsible for setting up and overseeing all transportation and lodging needs.
– Elaine Seeman
This position handles all public relations and media for the team.
– Abby Baden
Coordination of all issues in regards to team uniforms and equipment.
– Kalene Sanders
Manages the Douglas County Jayhawks’ website.
– April Patton
This position ensures that all athletes have up to date medicals on file with Headquarters and also that the head coach has a copy of each medical at all times.
– Michael Becker
Responsible for securing all facilities needed to fulfill the team activities.
– Tyler & Katie Naylor
Young Athletes is a sport and play program for children with and without intellectual disabilities (ID), ages 2 to 7 years old
– Susan Micka
Unified Sports gives students with and without intellectual disabilities opportunities to participate in sports activities alongside one another. to fulfill the team activities.
Other Dedicated Certified Coaches:
Jessica McMillin, Matt Cohen, Kypton O’Neal, Madison Huscher, Andy Baden, Pam & Michele Weigland, Ryan Eoannou, Kylee Kopatich, Cody Brice, Ellie Redmond, Martha Banning, Judy & Chris King, Josh Harsin, and Ellen Kyriakos.