Cleveland County

Welcome to Special Olympics Cleveland County! Cleveland County currently serves nearly 200 athletes. Sports trainings take place on Mondays and Fridays from 12:45 p.m.- 2:15 p.m. at area locations. For more specific information, please contact Carol Goforth.

Cleveland County Spring Games

Saturday, April 23, 9am – 2pm
Shelby High School, 230 E Dixon Blvd, Shelby, NC 28152

Sports Offered

Contact Information

Local Program Coordinator

Carol Goforth

400 West Marion St.
Shelby NC 28150
704-476-8330 ext.3152 (W)
704-472-4546 (C)
704-476-8313 (F)

Field Services Director – West

Lindsay Waldron – VP of Community Resources

704-358-1935, ext. 161

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.

  • Sharon Simmons