Sunshine Coast Club

We’re proud to be part of the Special Olympics network that provides a range of sport, recreation, social and health opportunities, for people with an intellectual disability to have fun, be healthy, build self-esteem, demonstrate courage, and make friends.

Special Olympics Sunshine Coast Club

Sports training and events have resumed within State and Territory guidelines. Find out more about how to safely return to sport in the
Return to Sport Clubhouse and at our COVID-19 Hub.

You can also read the Special Olympics Australia COVID Vaccination policy here.


Sunshine Coast
PO Box 1059
Cotton Tree QLD 4558

To contact our club please email

Graeme Hight

Vice Chair

Hye Ri Yang

Judi van der Meer

Membership Officer
Rebecca Carter

Sports Coordinator
Margaret Robertson

Uniform Coordinator
Donna Eichmann

Fundraising Coordinator
Robyn Burne

Athlete Representative

General Committee
Karen Beardmore
Colleen Goodrich
Damien Rowbotham
Nicole Skerman

Sports Training

Thursday 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Goodlife Community Centre
100 Buderim Pines Drive
Buderim QLD 4556

Tuesday 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Meridan Community Church
70 Springs Drive, Meridan Plains

Rita Mitchell (Coordinator) 0420 934 196 
Margaret Robertson (Coach) 0410 470 945
Greg Kent (Coach)

Saturday 9:30am - 11:30am
Sunshine Coast Bocce Club
Victory Park
28 Laidlaw Road
Woombye QLD 4559
Merryl Holland (Coordinator) 0439 469 463
Brad Oliver (Coach) 

Bowling (Tenpin)
Friday 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Suncity Tenpin
8 Mari Street
Alexandra Headland QLD 4572
Robyn Burne (Coordinator) 0432 259 781
Damien Rowbotham (Coach) 0424 308 237

Start date: (TBC when a coach is found)
Sunshine Coast Indoor Sports
32 Kayleigh Drive
Maroochydore 4558
Judi (Coordinator) 0422 360 629

Tuesday 4:00pm - 5:45pm
Registration 3:45pm
15 Gibbs Court
Diddillibah QLD 4559
Karen Beardmore (Coordinator)
0414 533 221 
Darrell Dalton (Coach) 0407 472 526
GPAI Office (07) 5476 0365 (ask for Michelle)

Football (Soccer)
Wednesday 5:00pm - 6:00pm
End of season Date: 18 October
Ballinger Park Sport Complex
(@ Club house)
176 Ballinger Road
Buderim QLD 4556
Judi (Coordinator) 0422 360 629
Suresh Dewan (Coach) 0411 220 021

Friday 4:00pm 
Cost $8
Nambour Aquatic Centre
Petrie Road Park
Jaque (Coordinator)
Emily Petty (Coach)