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Jenny Wolf takes on a new professional challenge in her hometown of Berlin: Since April 1, the five-time world champion and Olympic runner-up in speed skating has strengthened the team at the Federal Office of Special Olympics Germany (SOD) as an education. Science Coordinator.


Emphasizing Wolf already supporting the association with their joint activities, I am very keen to bring my experience in all aspects of the sports and education team at SOD and my experience in the field of education. As a competitive athlete. »Special Olympics Germany convinced me from the point of view of offering athletes with intellectual disabilities, not only sports and high quality competitions, but also for people with intellectual disabilities and to develop the basics in various subject areas of education. Here I look forward to close cooperation with other leading organizations in organized sports. And of course being a part of the sports and education team in preparation for the 2023 Special Olympics World Games in Berlin is also a good job. ”

Berliner, who also worked as an instructor at Engel Bess, brings expertise and practical experience to her new job. After the end of his competitive sports career in 2014, he spent a year in Canada and worked as a skating and power skating coach. He also worked for NGO »Right to Play« in the field of international programs. Since 2015 she has been responsible for the field of vision, long-term performance development and competition programs at the German Speed ​​Skating Association (DESG) right from the beginning, since 2019 she has been working exclusively there as a national trainer. Field of science and training. In addition to his work as an instructor, he completed his training as a DOSB Certified Trainer at the Cologne Trainer Academy.

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Jenny Wolf takes on a newly created position in Special Olympics Germany. The growth of the sports team was made possible by an increase in sports funding for SOD in 2021 by a proposal from the Bundestag.

Tom Houthal, Director Sport and Education SOD, is pleased: »With our full-time team staff, we can strengthen and support voluntary structures in the organization of sports and competitive proposals. In the academic work of SOD Academy, we would like to contribute significantly to the game development of our federation through targeted expansion of sport-specific educational proposals through increased collaboration with instructors as well as top and professional associations. We are glad that we were able to tell Jenny Wolf about her common goals and look forward to working with her! «Fb

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