Sunday September 20, 2020
Jackie & George Charchuck - Bocce
Pick 3 words that describes this coach. Explain why you chose each word.
Jackie and George are a team that brings a great deal of - 1. organization, 2. creative ideas, and 3. fun! These qualities keep members interested in programming and ensures the social connection everyone has at program is a positive experience.
What lesson(s) has this coach instilled in you/athletes/or others?
Jackie encourages involvement at the recreational level, including the Active Start program. Both her and George encourage many families to get other people with intellectual disabilities to get involved to build lifelong friendships, promote inclusion, promote a healthy lifestyle. The Charchuck family is a strong example of how empowerment that builds on athlete abilities can lead to life-changing impacts to everyone involved.
Nominator: Matthew McNally