Mr. Haack is a Special Olympics Athlete Leader from Australia. He is an inspirational athlete, an accomplished football and cricket player, and a mentor and ambassador for Special Olympics Australia. Mr. Haack is the Athlete Representative Director of Special Olympics Australia Board; the Athlete Representative on the Special Olympics Asia Pacific Region Leadership Council; Co-Chair of the Asia Pacific Athlete Input Council; and the Athlete Representative on International Advisory Committee of the SOI Board of Directors.
Mr. Haack has a clear vision about his role as a Director and challenges people’s views around intellectual disability, sport and inclusion. He serves as an assistant coach and is a leader both off and on the playing field. He regularly attends sports forums, speaks at conferences, was on the Evaluation Team of the World Games in Athens and is an Athlete Presenter for Inclusion in Sport workshops.
Mr. Haack has represented SOI at international events and travelled to South Africa in 2010 to participate in the Unity Cup match.