On Friday April 30th at Mesa Community College in Mesa, AZ the Special Olympics of Arizona held their State Championships. Coach Joe Micela led 9 athletes to 6 Gold, 2 Silver, 1 Bronze in the Bench Press portion of the Power Lifting Championships and 5 Gold, 2 Silver, 1 Bronze in the Dead Lift portion. This was Coach Micela’s first year working with the Tempe Chapter of the Special Olympics. “This experience has given me a greater appreciation for human accomplishment, dedication, and drive. I am very appreciative for the time that I was given to work with each and evryone of the athletes. ” Coach Micela and the City of Tempe’s Adaptive Programs are planning on expanding the program next year. Contact the City of Tempe for more info.
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