2022 USA Games


June 5-12, 2022, the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games will unite more than 5,500 athletes and coaches from all 50 states and the Caribbean 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 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. A world where we all Shine As One.

This link will take you to the official USA Games website for more detailed information: https://www.2022specialolympicsusagames.org/

Team New Mexico Selections are complete! 

After colleting all nominations, advancement criteria, sport/event eligibility were checked and the random selection process was completed. Below are the athletes who have been selected to represent New Mexico at the 2022 USA Games!

Bocce – Coach Linda Charzuk
Tyler Tracy- Las Cruces Adult Program
Jenny Matsler – Las Cruces Adult Program
Andrew Lewis – Pecos Valley
Candace Shaw – Carlsbad

Athletics – Coach Chris Castillo
Lorraine Shaheen – Lea County
Abe Assaad – Sandia Prep
Alex Correa – Rio Rancho
Rebecca Amador – Sandia Prep

Swimming – Coach Carolyn Olson
Erin Stalf – Rio Rancho
Lyndsae Jacobs – Carlsbad
Jason Ryan – AGS
Shiv Patel – Rio Rancho

Bowling – Coach Ronda Norfleet
Megan Moberly – Las Cruces Adult Program
Lannea Babcock – Lea County
Jeremy Sills – Las Cruces Adult Program
Christian Baird – Sandia Prep

Golf – Coach Tom Yost
Sarah Friedman – Arroyo Del Oso
Shari Friedman – Arroyo Del Oso
Shawn Palmer – San Juan Co
Kelly Maxwell – San Juan Co

HOD: Chris Page
AHOD: Jena Waddell
Additional Staff: Brittany Scanlon, Rebecca Rainsberger, Scott Hardy, Barbara McRae, Victoria Martinez
UCS: Rebecca Whitlock
Athlete Input Council Rep: James Munoz – Carlsbad

Congratulations to all Athletes and Coaches on being selected to be part of Team New Mexico in the 2022 USA Games. We wish we could take everyone.

USA Games Athlete and Unified Partner Reg Packet
USA Games Delegate-Coach-Caddie Reg Packet
2022 USA Games Medical Expiration Report
2022 USA Games Contact List
Clipped Wings

2022 USA Games Team New Mexico
2022 USA Games – Information Packet 1 – v2.2 – 03-10-21