J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center

Welcome to Special Olympics J. Iverson Riddle Development Center!

The local program offers basketball, soccer, equestrian, golf, athletics, and aquatics. J. Iverson athletes compete in athletics and aquatics in state-level competition. The program is always accepting new athletes, volunteers and coaches, please contact Nicki Icard to get involved.


We welcome Nicki Icard as our new Local Program Coordinator. Nicki works at JIR, as a Licensed Recreational Therapy Aide, where she helps to plan recreational activities and run programs for the students. She has been involved in JIR’s Special Olympics program for the last few years and has also been involved in the State Summer Games a few times.

Sports Offered

Contact Information

Local Program Coordinator

Nicki Icard

300 Enola Road
Morganton, NC  28655
(828) 726-7323

Community Resource Director – West

Melanie Guntner

919-719-7662 x133

VP of Community Resources

Lindsay Waldron

704-358-1935 x161