About Special Olympics South Carolina

Special Olympics South Carolina’s mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.

Special Olympics Athlete’s Oath
Let me win; but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.


Barry Coats


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Sue Maner

Executive Vice President

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Barbara Oswald

Vice President of Programs

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Kelly Garrick

Assistant Vice President of Sports & Competition

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Kara Harmon

Director of Communications

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Anthony Buzzetti

Director of Community Outreach

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Angela Lemler

Director of Finance and Administration

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Devin Koop

Director of Donor Services

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Harley Carpenter

Director of Marketing & Development

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Sandye Williams

Director of Marketing & Development

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Arturo Hervada

Director of Program Development

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Deborah Jacobs

Director of Administrative Services & LETR Administration

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Mike Still

LETR Liaison

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Nessie Harris

Program Associate

Anna Parks

Sports & Program Manager

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Kelsey Miller

Director of Youth Initiatives

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Amanda Corley

Sports Operations and Logistics Manager

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Peg Hippen

Programs Associate

Travis Luthren

Athlete/Program Associate

Ashley Workman

Athlete/Program Associate

Board of Directors

Joanna Greene


Dominion Energy

Britt Sims


Owner, Chick-fil-A

Randal Senn


SCANA Corporation (Retired)

Allison Sullivan

Vice Chair

Bluestein Thompson Sullivan LLC

Ashley Johnson

Parker Poe

Cameo Joseph

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd P.A.

Cheryl Holland


Cyndi Lewis

Special Olympics Parent

Debbie Antonelli

ESPN & CBS Sports

Deena Dill

Bonfire Entertainment

Fran Marshall

SC Department of Health and
Environmental Control

John Jones

Planning Program Chair

Atlas Technology

Julie Moore

Duffy & Young, LLC

Latrice Pringle

Athlete Representative

Lisa Brown

Area Representative

Paula Sabbagha

TCG & Associates, Merrill Lynch

Scott Bischoff

Compliance Chair

Adams & Bischoff

Stephen Creech

Blue Cross of SC

Thomas Anderson

First Palmetto Bank

Will Johnson

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd P.A.

William Head

Public Education Chair
Special Olympics Coach