Haleigh Jung of Manhattan, Kansas, has coached Special Olympics for the past eight years. She has experience in coaching athletics, basketball, cheerleading and volleyball. In the Special Olympics USA Games Berlin 2023, she will represent Special Olympics USA as an assistant coach in volleyball. Special Olympics has introduced Haleigh to many people, connecting her with some of her best friends. She attended the Special Olympics USA Games in 2018 and 2022, taking great pride in watching the athletes she coaches succeed. Haleigh is grateful for the opportunity to coach alongside her team’s head coach, Kim Schnee, who she admires for her selflessness and work ethic.
Haleigh is employed as a high school English teacher and enjoys reading, exercising and spending time with family and friends. At the Special Olympics World Games, Haleigh anticipates positively representing Special Olympics USA and spending quality time with her team.