Melanie Kakalec

Track & Field Coach  |  Santa Clara County


Melanie K

Melanie has volunteered with Special Olympics for nearly 20 years and has coached track & field, basketball, flag football, soccer, softball and golf. She loves the joy, camaraderie, sportsmanship, and genuine care and respect the Special Olympics community has for one another. Melanie was the Special Olympics Northern California 2017 Coach of the Year and also coached basketball at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle.


Melanie on going to the USA Games:

"It is a privilege and an honor to be a part of the Northern California delegation. I'm very grateful for this special opportunity. I look forward to working with this amazing team to help make each person's experience the best it can be."


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