Nash County

Welcome to Special Olympics Nash County!

More than 200 athletes train year-round in seven different sports and compete in local, regional and state-level events. Special Olympics Nash County partners with the City of Rocky Mount Parks and Recreation for use of facilities and equipment.

If you are interested in volunteering, we would love to have your help and support. Volunteers can serve in a variety of ways including: data entry, coaching, staffing events, serving on a local committee and more. Contact the local coordinator for more information.  Special Olympics reveals the champion in us all!


Volunteer Opportunities

Sports Offered

Contact Information

Local Program Coordinator

Brian Harrell

331 South Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, NC 27802
252-972-1562 (W)
252-972-1232 (F)


Community Resource Director – East

Nikita Gandhi

919-719-7662 x133

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.

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