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Rebel Elite Lacrosse volunteers at Villanova Special Olympics event as Part of ‘Athlete’s Giving back’ program

Saturday, 12th November 2011

Categories Boy's/Men's, Club, Features  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/12/11

Members of the Rebel Elite lacrosse team volunteered their assistance at this years Special Olympic activities held at Villanova University on November 5th.

Rebel Elite volunmteered with the Special Olympics ar Villanova last weekend. Back Row (L-R) Garrett Walling, Amy Walling, Head Coach Harry Sankey, Adam Maiale, Pat Kane, Sean Mingey, Rory Isdaner, Asst. Coach Ryan Sankey, Front Row Special Athlete "Jonathon" and Mom

Rebel players are encouraged to participate in volunteer activities and mentoring services as part of the organizations “Athlete’s Giving Back” program. This program, started in 2006, was developed by former team player and current assistant coach Ryan Sankey, who started working as a volunteer for students with special needs at Log College Middle School and William Tennent High School.

Rebel Elite volunteers in local charitable events as well as United way and Special Olympic activities in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Players and staff attending Villanova event included: Rory Isdaner, Pat Kane, Sean Mingey, Andrew Sabia, Nick Swift, Garrett Walling, Adam Maiale, Amy Walling, Asst Coach Ryan Sankey and Head Coach Harry Sankey.


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