AS Coaches help with the administration and support of the Team Kentucky effort. The delegation staff handles tasks ranging from liaison work with the Games and competition committees, transportation, medical services, media relations work and doing the team’s laundry. They serve as the backbone of the Team Kentucky effort.
|Head of Delegation Kim Satterwhite will be serving as the Team Kentucky Head of Delegation for the second consecutive USA Games. She was the program’s Assistant Head of Delegation for the 2006 and 2010 Games. A Frankfort native and resident, Satterwhite has been with Special Olympics Kentucky for 21 years and currently serves the program as Senior Director of Programs and Field Services. In addition to her four USA Games experiences, Satterwhite was also an AS Coach with the Special Olympics USA delegation at the 2003 World Summer Games in Dublin, Ireland, in 2003.
|Assistant Head of Delegation Justin Harville will be attending his second USA Games and will be serving as Assistant Head of Delegation for the first time. He served as an AS Coach at the 2014 Games in New Jersey. Harville has served on the Special Olympics Kentucky staff for seven years, currently as the Director of Volunteer and Program Services, where he handles all volunteer scheduling and helps with Team Sports and the organization’s Unified Champion Schools programs. Harville lives in Lexington.|
|Hunter Brislin will be making his first trip to the USA Games. A native of Ashland, Brislin has been with the Special Olympics Kentucky office for two years, serving as the Program Director for Team Sports. During the USA Games, his primary responsibility will be support for the two team sport delegations. Brislin lives in Frankfort.|
|Mark Buerger has been to every Special Olympics USA Games. He has been with the Special Olympics Kentucky office for 16 years and currently serves as the Director of Communications and External Relations. During the Games he will handle media relations and social media activities for Team Kentucky, reporting back to local communities and updating soky.org and the organizations Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds. Buerger is a native of Edgewood, Ky.|
|Jeff Corder, of Bowling Green, will be taking part in his third USA Games, heading up the Team Kentucky medical services. Corder, who works at The Medical Center in the emergency room, has been a Special Olympics volunteer for 27 years. He currently heads up the operations of the Kentucky Special Events Medical Team, which provides medical and first aid services for all Special Olympics Kentucky state-level competitions.|
|Jen Siebold will be participating in her second USA Games and her first as an AS Coach. Siebold was the head coach of the women’s basketball team that won the gold medal at the 2010 USA Games in Lincoln, Neb. She was also an assistant with that team when it won the gold medal representing Special Olympics USA at the 2007 World Summer Games in Shanghai, China. Siebold runs the Special Olympics program for the Russellville Department of Parks and Recreation. She coaches basketball, softball, soccer, flag football and track and field. She lives in Goodlettsville, Tenn.