University of Maryland Men's Basketball Coach Mark Turgeon Discusses His Passion for Special Olympics

Athletes on the court playing basketball.
University of Maryland, head men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon leads drills during a Special Olympics basketball workshop.

University of Maryland College Park, men’s head basketball coach, Mark Turgeon has a passion for helping Special Olympics athletes stay fit through the game of basketball. During his playing days at the University of Kansas, Coach Turgeon volunteered with Special Olympics and developed lifelong friendships with the athletes while also finding a sense of fulfillment through the experience. Coach Turgeon recently sat down and discussed his passion for Special Olympics and why it’s important for his players to give back.

Coach Mark Turgeon

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