Category: Inside SOSC

Coaches of the Season

Congratulations to the Coaches of the 2022 Fall Season

At the 2022 Fall Games, we paid tribute to the amazing work that the coaches do year-round. Follow are 5 coaches who were awarded Coach of the Season recognition during ...

LASD Reserve Deputy Steve Moran and Daughter Brittney to Be Honored at the KOC Clay Shoot

By Kim Unland The LETR for Special Olympic is honoring LASD Reserve Deputy Steve Moran and his daughter, Brittney who is a Special Olympics athlete at the 2nd Annual Charity ...

Students & Faculty Come Together for Special Olympics Young Athletes

The Special Olympics Southern California Unified Young Athletes Showcase was a sight to see at the Warm Springs Middle School on May 4, 2022.  Young athletes were kicking soccer balls ...

Athlete Michael Leon to Represent SOSC at the 2022 USA Games Torch Run Final Leg

Before competition begins in June at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando, an elite group of law enforcement officers and Special Olympics athletes will escort the Special Olympics ...

Michael Zabarsky to Represent SOSC LETR at the 2022 USA Games Torch Run Final Leg

Before competition begins in June at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando, an elite group of law enforcement officers and Special Olympics athletes will escort the Special Olympics ...

Celebrating Athletes

SOSC Board of Directors Welcomes New Members

We have some exciting news to announce regarding the Special Olympics Southern California Board of Directors. Since 2020, we have added nineteen accomplished and committed individuals to our esteemed Board. ...

Lindsay Kautiainen

Lindsay Kautiainen: SOSC’s Ray of Sunshine 

By Tierra Wilson Lindsay, like many other Special Olympics Athletes, enjoyed playing sports as a child but was not sure how she could play in a safe space. 23 years ...

Jacob Marselek

Jacob Marsalek is Breaking Barriers and Setting His Own Path to Happiness

By Melanie Barrios Through sports, Special Olympics athletes build skills that will help them succeed—on the sports field and in the community. Just take a look at Jacob Marsalek.   Jacob ...

Down Syndrome Awareness Month: Rachel Osterbach Defies Odds And Inspires The World

Rachel Osterbach's impact goes beyond athletics. She uses her platform to inspire and educate others, dispelling myths about people with Down Syndrome and working to eradicate the use of the ‘R-Word’.

Jorel

Down Syndrome Awareness Month: SOSC Parent Details Son’s Journey To Special Olympics

Eight-year-old young athlete, Jorel's willingness to try and strong will to succeed are characteristics of a true champion. His mother, Maritza Alvarado shares how Special Olympics has impacted his life.

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