Mary Fehrenbach, of Lexington, will serve as the head gymnastics coach for Special Olympics USA for the Games. She will be making her sixth trip to the Special Olympics World Games, having also coached gymnastics at the 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011 and 2015 Games. Having coached in both Virginia and Kentucky, she has been a Special Olympics coach for 27 years and was named the Special Olympics North America Coach of the Year in 2011. In addition to coaching at the World Games, Fehrenbach has been the head gymnastics coach for Team Kentucky at each of the four Special Olympics USA Games that have been held. Her five gymnasts at the 2018 USA Games racked up a whopping 22 medals, including 12 gold. Three of the five won gold in their all-around competition with one other claiming the silver. In addition to gymnastics, Fehrenbach has coached multiple Special Olympics cheerleading squads. Her work with the Legacy Showcats in Lexington helped pave the way for special needs cheerleading programs throughout the United States.
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