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Local Program Coordinators
Melissa Holcomb
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P.O. Box 1085
Lebanon, OR 97355

Welcome to Special Olympics Oregon Linn County

Sports Offered:

  • Winter Sports: Basketball, Powerlifting, and Snowshoeing!
  • Summer Sports: Athletics (Track & Field), Bocce, Golf, and Softball
  • Fall Sports: Aquatics (Swimming), Bowling, Soccer, and Volleyball


Meet your Linn County Management Team!

Melissa Holcomb

Local Program Coordinator

Veronica Copple

Medical Manager

Cynthia Danford

Fundraising Manager

Vickie Cox

Finance Manager


Ian Copple

Sports Manager

Vic Holcomb

Equipment Manager

CJ Billings

Athlete Input Council/Unified Partner Manager

Denise Barron

Volunteer/Unified Partner Manager

Alicia Myers

Project Manager


Year round Bottle Drive!

Do you have some pesky cans/bottles cluttering up your garage? Give us a call and we can pick them up for you and it helps our athletes in return! We collect cans all throughout Linn County!

Albany:  Cynthia Danford  541-936-1537
Lebanon:  Veronica Copple  541-570-7600
Sweet Home:  Ian Copple   541-409-6265


If you would like to be a volunteer in Linn County email the program and tell us what you would like to do.  You can coach, be an assistant, help out at an event, or assist the local program in some other way.  If you have a gift you would like to share with us, we can find a use for it!

To complete the volunteer approval process, please complete the Class A volunteer application by clicking on the link on the top right-hand side of this page.

General Orientation - Online Training

Protective Behavior Training and Quiz

Concussion Training and Quiz


Medical Forms!
Medical forms are a must for each athlete participating in Special Olympics sports. This is to ensure the health and safety of our athletes so any athlete who has an outdated medical come the start of the season will not be able to participate. Need a medical form to get it updated by your doctor? Here you go!  

Application for participation in Special Olympics Oregon Athlete Medical REV 2018


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