|Head Coach Kelly Moriarty of Louisville has been coaching Special Olympics athletes for more than 18 years and has been a softball coach for 16. She is the program director for Pitt Academy Special Olympics, and coaches softball, basketball, swimming and soccer for the school. She works as a nurse at Floyd Memorial Hospital. This will be her first National or World Games coaching experience.
|Assistant Coach Lynn Newton of Taylorsville has been involved working with people with disabilities for 22 years and involved in Special Olympics for 12. She has coached Special Olympics softball with Pitt Academy for six years. She coaches softball, soccer and basketball for Pitt and also coaches volleyball, basketball and soccer for St. Michael School. An employee of Goulds Discount Medical, Newton is the mother of team member Zachary Newton. This will be her first National or World Games coaching experience.
|Mike Walls of Louisville will also serve as an assistant coach for Team Kentucky. Walls has been coaching Special Olympics athletes at Pitt Academy for 11 years and coaches softball, basketball, soccer and track and field. Walls attended the 2006 USA National Games, but not as a coach. He was cheering on son Mitchell Walls who was a bowler with Team Kentucky at those Games. This will be his first coaching experience at a National or World Games.
|Howard Danzy IV of Louisville three years and playing softball for two. He also competes in softball and swimming. At 16, Danzy is the second youngest athlete on Team Kentucky. This is his first National or World Games competition.
|Chad Dillman of Shepherdsville has been involved in Special Olympics for 10 years competing in soccer, swimming, basketball, bowling and softball. Dillman, 22, will be making his first first trip to a major Special Olympics competition.
|Joe Englert of Fairdale has been a Special Olympics athlete for 12 years competing in bowling, basketball, track and field, ice skating and softball. Englert , 22, is one of several Team Kentucky athletes who work at Kroger stores throughout Kentucky. The National Games will be his first trip to a major Special Olympics competition.
|Alex Lyvers of Louisville has been competing in Special Olympics for 12 years. In addition to softball, Lyvers, 19, also competes in basketball, bowling, track and field, soccer and ice skating. The National Games will be his first opportunity to compete at a major Special Olympics event.
|Kelly McCormick of Louisville has been a Special Olympics athlete for 18 years and has played softball for 13. She also competes in bowling, basketball, softball, swimming and alpine skiing. McCormick , 26, was a member of Team USA at the 2009 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Boise, Idaho, where she won two medals, including a Silver Medal in the Intermediate Super G.
|Carson Murray of LaGrange has played Special Olympics softball for 20 years and has been a Special Olympics athlete for 22. Murray, 30, has never been to a full National or World Games event, but he is not a newcomer to National competition. He won a Gold Medal at the 2007 Special Olympics USA National Invitational Golf Tournament at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
|Zachary Newton of Taylorsville will be competing in his first major Special Olympics Games. He has been a Special Olympics athlete for six years and has played softball for four. He also competes in basketball, bowling and soccer. Newton, 17, is one of the youngest Team Kentucky athletes. He is the son of assistant coach Lynn Newton. This will be his first major Special Olympics competition.
|Evan Reed of Louisville has been a Special Olympics athlete for eight years, competing in track and field, bowling, alpine skiing, basketball, soccer and softball. Reed, 23, works at Starbucks and will be competing in his first National or World Games event.
|Joe Schweikhardt of Louisville has been a Special Olympics athlete for seven years, competing in swimming, bowling, alpine skiing, basketball and softball. Schweikhardt, 27, will be competing in his first National or World Games event.
|Angie Sharp of New Albany, Ind., is a 14-year Special Olympics veteran and has played softball in the program from the very beginning. She also competes in track and field, bowling, soccer and basketball. This will be Sharp’s second trip to a major Special Olympics event. She was part of the Team Kentucky contingent that traveled to the 1999 Special Olympics World Summer Games in North Carolina where her softball team captured a Gold Medal. Sharp is 28.
|Stephanie Speicher, 36, of Louisville has been playing softball for 15 years, but has been a Special Olympics athlete for 26. She also competes in basketball and Alpine Skiing. Speicher was a teammate of Sharps on the Gold Medal 1999 World Summer Games softball team in North Carolina. She works at Cottage Cafe.
|Greg Timmel, 39, has been involved with Special Olympics for 33 years and has been playing softball for 20. He also competes in bowling. Timmel has been to a Special Olympics World Games in both of his chosen sports. In 1995 he played softball at the World Games in New Haven, Conn. In 1999 he bowled at the Games in North Carolina. Timmel, who lives in Louisville, works at Kroger.
|Mitchell Walls of Louisville is the only member of the softball team who will be making his second trip to the USA National Games. In 2006, Walls earned three medals as a bowler, including Gold Medals in the doubles and team events, at the inaugural USA National Games in Ames, Iowa. Walls, 20, is a trained Global Messenger for Special Olympics Kentucky and speaks often on behalf of the organization and his fellow athletes. In 2006 he also became the first athlete to co-emcee the Opening Ceremonies and the State Summer Games. He has been a Special Olympics athlete for 11 years, competing in softball, basketball, soccer, track and field, ice skating and alpine skiing. He is the son of assistant coach Mike Walls.