Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast – formerly known as “Sports is the Catalyst” – where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include local sports figures, government officials, small business owner and figures within the Special Olympics movement.
In Episode three, we chat it up with Rick Gorman, Founder and Executive Director of North Andover Youth and Recreation Services. Talking community building, Special Olympics and a little March Madness for good measure!
Rick is also the founder of BST Academy and the New England Storm AAU Basketball program. Rick has dedicated his entire professional life to improving lives of youth in the Merrimack Valley region of Massachusetts.