Caleb Shoaf of Yukon, Oklahoma, has been involved with Special Olympics since he was born, given that his mother taught special education for more than 40 years and coached Special Olympics for over 35 years. He began as a chaperone with a high school team and is now an area director for Special Olympics Oklahoma. He will represent Special Olympics USA as an assistant coach in athletics. Serving in a coaching role, he has attended three Special Olympics USA Games and three Special Olympics World Games. Sharing a passion for Special Olympics with his family, Caleb’s wife is a special education teacher. They attend many events with their children.
Outside of his full-time job as an electrician, Caleb enjoys golfing, skiing and camping. He has a great admiration for many people in his life, especially Special Olympics athletes. He is most looking forward to building relationships with Special Olympics USA athletes and watching them excel. To watch the joy on an athlete’s face is the proudest moment for Caleb as a coach.