Lexington coach added to 2018 Special Olympics Kentucky team

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ)- Special Olympics Kentucky has added a Lexington swimming coach to Team Kentucky for the 2018 Special Olympics USA Game.

Phillip Norris coaches the Frankfort Sunfish swim team. He swam in college at the University of Florida from 2000 to 2003, earning four All-America honors.

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This will be Norris’ third consecutive trip to the USA Games. Norris served as Team Kentucky head coach in 2010 and 2014, and lead the team to 16 medals, including seven gold.

The total cost of sending Team Kentucky to the 2018 USA Games is expected to approach $100,000. For information about how you can help sponsor the team or to make a donation, contact Trish Mazzoni at 502-695-8222 or tmazzoni@soky.org.

 

 

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