Special Olympics Nevada has hired Kevin Price as Northern Nevada programs manager.
In his new position, Price will oversee the community sports program and assist with the Unified Champion Schools program, a unique education program in pre-k through transition schools (ages 18-22). The program unifies students with and without disabilities through sports and whole school engagement. These activities educate students with the skills necessary to sustainably develop school communities that promote inclusion, acceptance, and respect for all students.
Prior to joining SONV, Price was a middle school teacher in Washoe County for eight years. Price graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno, with a bachelor’s degree in secondary education and english.
SONV is dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults with intellectual disabilities through sports, education, leadership and athlete health. The 501(c)3 nonprofit organization offers free year-round training and competition programs for 2,357 athletes who compete in more than 14 competitions.