Special Olympics spread compassion and acceptance in a way that can unite the world. Our goal is to awaken everyone - and every community - to each person's common humanity. Understanding brings acceptance; acceptance brings peace. This vision of inclusion starts at the local level. It's expanding on a global scale.
S.M TANVEER is volunteer coach with Special Olympics
Pakistan since 1994 and has participated in three International
participations in Asia and USA. Energetic and enthusiastic,
Tanveer helps Special Olympics Pakistan by selecting and training
athletes in Basket ball. Beyond his coaching duties, Tanveer also
trains new coaches to help with the Special Olympics Pakistan
growth program. Tanveer has demonstrated that with derive and
dedication, there are no limits what can be achieved.
GOHAR has been part of Special Olympics Pakistan since 1995
and participated in 1999 world games. He is also a highly qualified
coach, MSC in physical education. Gohar helps train SOP athletes
as and when needed. Known for his enthusiasm and expertise,
Gohar ensures that athletes thrive under his guidance. He was also
instrumental in making Sindh coaches clinic, which was held in
Karachi in November 2004 a very successful event. Gohar is
presently in the process of writing a book on basic fitness.
RUKH NAZ started her career as a teacher for special children
in 1988. During the 1994 competition that was organized by SOP,
the Islamabad had a remarkable performance. The center where
Rukh Naz teaches won many medals, which encouraged her to
work harder with her athletes. It resulted one of her athletes being
selected for participation in 1995 world games in USA, who one
three medals! SOP has also given Rukh Naz an opportunity to get
training through its “train a trainer” program and share experiences
with other coaches and learnt different sports.
NAEEM RASHID has been associated with Special Olympics
Pakistan since 1990. He excels in Athletes and shares his
knowledge with SOP as a volunteer. Naeem believes that through
sports, the athletes are better prepared to face life’s challenges, as
they learn about their abilities and gain self-confidence. Naeem is
dedicated volunteer and has participated in two World games, 1991
and 2003. He also participated in a training course in Singapore in
Volunteer Coach Beverly Harvey Gives Intensive Training to SOP Athletes in Soccer and Cricket.
Beverly is sports woman and a welcome SOP’s volunteer’s team.
When asked to give an intensive training in Soccer and Cricket,
she readily agreed and devotes her time and energy by giving the
thrill of competition to our athletes suffering from mental
disabilities at the National coaching center twice a week. Since she
loves the games as much as athletes, joy, laughter and the sprit of
competition are felt on the grounds.