Second-year SMHS medical student recites Coaches' Oath for Special Olympics

  • Friday, July 13, 2018
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Second-year medical student Michael Storandt and his Unified Flag Football team at the Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle. Image courtesy of Kaia Watkins.

On Friday, June 29, Michael Storandt, a second-year medical student at the SMHS, recited the Coaches' Oath in front of 30,000 people and a television audience of many more at the University of Washington’s Husky Stadium in Seattle, Wash.

Since coaching a youth basketball team in high school, the Moorhead, Minn., native has spent the past seven years working with the Special Olympics organization and its athletes. At UND, he’s been a trailblazer in developing competitions for the collegiate age group of athletes.

A full UND Today story on Micheal can be read here.