Davidson County

Welcome to Special Olympics Davidson County! Based out of Davidson County Parks and Recreation Department, Special Olympics Davidson County serves nearly 500 children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the county.  Training and competition program is offered in 15 sports. Come participate! Volunteers make Special Olympics programs possible! Contact Monica Byerly today to volunteer, coach, or serve on a committee.

Sports Offered

Contact Information

Local Program Coordinator

Monica Byerly

Davidson County Parks and Recreation Department
555-D West Center Street Ext., Lexington NC 27295
336-225-8606 (M)
336-242-2285 (W)


Patrick Hinshaw

336-242-2959 (W)

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.

  • Brian Goins
  • Teresa Shaw
  • Cynthia VanHoy
  • Chris West
  • Stephanie Wilkerson