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By Victor L. Brown
The head coach of a pro floorball team got a new point of view of the Jamaica Maroons floorball team.
Sydney Manyan, Captain
Victor L Brown SOJ Floorball Coordinator
Victor L. Brown
Victor L. Brown, SOJ Floorball Coordinator
A new online quiz on Floorball is now available. It's a great way to review and learn about the Special Olympics approach to this sport in a low-pressure quiz format.
Victor L. Brown Coordinator Floor Hockey and Floorball
Special Olympics Jamaica’s top international goal scorer, forward Orion McCaw, helped his team achieve a big first for Jamaica. The Maroons were the first Special Olympics team to compete in the Canada Cup Floorball Tournament.
Special Olympics welcomes applications for volunteer sport officials for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles California, 24 July – 2 August 2015. The application deadline is July 1.
Victor L. Brown of Special Olympics Jamaica will take part in a training clinic in Austria to learn more about the sport of floorball and how to bring it back to Jamaica as a sport that can be played in teams that mix people with and without intellectual disabilities.
Orion McCaw and Oshain Daley will join the Jamaica Floorball Association’s( JFA) National Squad preparing for the upcoming 2014 International Floorball Federation’s (IFF) World Championship Qualifiers in Markham, Ontario, Canada.
We are at the place where all cultures, traditions, and passions coincide, The Special Olympics World Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. As a unified partner witnessing the games is only part of the experience.
Anne Marie Butler
Jon-Paul St. Germain
On December 8th, 2012 in Zurich, Switzerland, two Special Olympics Floorball Teams from Austria and Switzerland will play a demonstration match in front 15,000 spectators and broadcast to thousands more at 2nd intermission of the Semi Final match of the International Floorball World Championships.