At the age
of six, Marc's family moved to Sarnia. Marc could
not speak a word, but with help from speech therapists and
elementary teachers, Marc learned to read, write and
talk. He reads the sports section every
Marc has been a bowler on the 10 pin High Rollers team for
a number of years. In 1991 - 1992, the Marcin
Bowling Team won first.
Marc played a big part in getting a floor hockey team in
Sarnia for Ontario Special Olympics. His team played
their first games with Chatham and for the first year they
were beaten fairly bad. Chatham was a Division 2
team. Their first tournament was in Orillia in 1985
for Ontario Special Olympics H.P.S. Tournament which they
won gold three years in a row.
won silver medals in 1991-1992 in Chicago (Division
1). In 1993 they won the gold medal. In 1992,
they won the silver medal in the Ontario Special Olympics
Tournament (all Ontario) in Morbin. In 1994, at the
University of Toronto, they won a gold medal.
In 1992, Marc was a sports celebrity for the Ontario
Special Olympics for the Sertoma Club. They placed
third in 1994 for the Ontario Special Olympics Spring
Games in Hamilton. They went to all Ontario finals
for O.S.O. in Cornwall in 1996. In 1995 at the
Ontario Speical Olympics Jaycee Tournament, they won
first! In 1998 they also won first. Marc was
the defenseman in 1989, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999 and
2000. He won Most Valuable Player for the Sarnia
Capital in 1999. Marc also helps other athletes with
special needs to bowl.