Caldwell County

Welcome to Special Olympics Caldwell County (SOCC)! We serve 400+ children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Training and competition is offered in 8 team sports along with other individual sport opportunities. In addition to opportunities in sports, SOCC provides additional programs and activities designed to enrich the lives of our Special Olympics athletes.

Special Olympics Caldwell County invites you to be part of bringing smiles, joy and personal growth to the individuals who participate in the sports and programs offered in Caldwell County. We need your time, talents and resources to keep SOCC operating and growing! Volunteers and sponsors are always welcome and needed. You can help by becoming a coach, working an event, raising resources and funds or many other available opportunities.

Everyone that makes up the SOCC family are grateful for your passion and support.

Special Olympics Caldwell County Information

School Games

  • Winter: Basketball Skills & Young Athlete
  • Spring: Athletics (Track & Field) & Young Athletes & Flag Football
  • Fall:  Flag Football

Sports Offered

Fall Sports




Winter Sports

Basketball (5-on-5)



Additional Sports Activities

  • Disc golf
  • Putt putt golf
  • Young Athlete Events
  • Unified Champion Schools Events

Contact Information

Local Program Coordinator

Position Open


Community Resource Director – West

Lauren Bruce

919-719-7662 x106

VP of Community Resources

Lindsay Waldron

704-358-1935 x161

Global Messengers

Global Messengers are Special Olympics athletes who have been trained in public speaking to serve as ambassadors for the organization.  They can recruit potential athletes, volunteers and sponsors through public presentations. To schedule a Global Messenger appearance, please contact the local coordinator.

  • Samantha Byrd
  • Daniel Setzer
  • Brandon Holder