Special Olympics wishes to thank the professionals, volunteers, coaches and athletes who helped in the production of the Tennis Coaching Guide. They have helped fulfill the mission of Special Olympics: to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for people 8 years of age and older 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 welcomes your ideas and comments for future revisions of this guide. We apologize if, for any reason, an acknowledgement has been inadvertently omitted.
||Anne Krupp, Professional Tennis Registry|
Kirstie Marx, Special Olympics North Carolina, Coach
Ryan Murphy, Special Olympics, Inc.
Geoff Norton, Professional Tennis Registry
Glenn Roswal, Special Olympics, Inc. — Tennis Technical Delegate
Special Thanks To the Following for All of Your Help and Support
||Jack Barker, Special Olympics South Carolina, Volunteer|
Sandra Boyette, Special Olympics North Carolina, Coach
Floyd Croxton, Special Olympics, Inc., Athlete
Dave Lenox, Special Olympics, Inc.
Sue Maner, Special Olympics South Carolina
Kellie Walls, Special Olympics, Inc.
Paul Whichard, Special Olympics, Inc.
Professional Tennis Registry
Dan Santorum, CEO and Executive Director
Julie Jilly, Vice President of Operations
Special Olympics North America
Dennis Van der Meer, Founder and President of Professional Tennis Registry
Pat Van der Meer
Van der Meer Tennis Center, Use of facilities for filming of video clips
Video Clips Starring Athletes from Special Olympics North Carolina
Video Clips Starring Athletes from Special Olympics South Carolina
Betty Strathern, Coach