USA Games

USA Games 2022

Orlando, FL

June 5-12, 2022

The 2022 USA Games will unite more than 5,500 athletes from all 50 states and the Caribbean, 20,000 volunteers and 125,000 spectators during one of the country’s most cherished sporting events. We all have reasons to shine. For Special Olympics athletes, one of those reasons is the love of the sport. Special Olympics athletes display remarkable abilities not only on the field, but in all areas of life. By celebrating their dedication and perseverance, we become champions for a more inclusive world.

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Team Montana

Team Montana is Special Olympics Montana’s (SOMT) delegation that attends the USA Games. Athletes and unified partners are randomly selected from a list of gold medal winners in the sports and events Special Olympics North America awards SOMT a quota for. Coaches submit applications and are selected by a committee at SOMT. All athletes, unified partners, and coaches undergo an interview process before they are formally selected for participation. They are proud to represent SOMT on the national and worldwide stage the USA Games provides!

Members

Athletics (Track and Field)

Shawn McKahan

Shawn is from the Sanders County Superhawks, in Thompson Falls, MT. PROFILE

Dusty Deist

Dusty is from the Whitefish Thunder, in Whitefish, MT. PROFILE

Jenny Griswold

Jenny coaches for the Kalispell Schools team, in Kalispell, MT. INTRODUCTION

Kiana Hauge-Warren

Kiana is from Team Eureka, in Eureka, MT. PROFILE

Cari Knowles

Carrie is from the Milk River Stars, in Glasgow, MT. PROFILE

Bocce

Josh Shinler

Josh is from the Billings Adults, in Billings, MT. PROFILE

Hover Box Element

Kirk is from the Billings Adults, in Billings, MT. PROFILE

Lynne Corneliusen

Lynne is a coach for the Billings Adults, in Billings, MT. INTRODUCTION

Terri Curran

Terri is an athlete coach for the BSW Eagles, in Butte, MT. INTRODUCTION

Kim Maytum

Kim is from the Billings Adults in Billings, MT. PROFILE

Linda Maytum

Linda is from the Billings Adults, in Billings, MT. PROFILE

Golf

Phil Maurer

Phil is from the Hornets Team Purple, in Great Falls, MT. PROFILE.

Patrick Winderl

Patrick is from the Hornets Team Purple, in Great Falls, MT. PROFILE

Tim Weber

Tim is a coach for the Missoula Bears, in Missoula, MT. INTRODUCTION

Mitch Grubb

Mitch Grubb is from the Havre Blue Ponies, in Havre, MT. PROFILE

Chelsee Nelson

Chelsee is from the TriCounty Wolves, in Helena, MT. PROFILE

Gymnastics

Denise Almanza

Denise is from the Wild Hornets, in Great Falls, MT. PROFILE

Terry Rowley

Terry is a coach for the Great Falls Wild Hornets, in Great Falls, MT. INTRODUCTION

Serenity Crosswhite

Serenity is from the Billings Schools, in Billings, MT. PROFILE

Swimming

Kaden Rosenstein

Kaden is from the Bozeman Schools Yetis, in Bozeman, MT. PROFILE

Dalan Dagan

Dalan is from the Butte Independent Eagles, in Butte, MT. PROFILE

Kim Farley

Kim is a coach for the Billings Adults, in Billings, MT. INTRODUCTION

Nikole Brevik

Nellie is from the Lions/Hornets Team Purple, in Great Falls, MT. PROFILE

Kallie Robbins

Kallie is from the Butte Independent Eagles, in Butte, MT. PROFILE

Staff

Jamie Wood

Jamie serves as Head-of-Delegation for Team Montana.

Scott Held

Scott serves as Assistant Head-of-Delegation for Team Montana.

Mandy Patriarche

Mandy serves as Family Coordinator for Team Montana.

Resources

Results

Livestreams

Staff Contacts

Jamie Wood- VP of Sports- jwood@somt.org

Scott Held- Sports Director- sheld@somt.org

406-216-5327