What is Team Chesterfield?


Competition with the some of the world’s best athletes from across the globe


The opportunity to travel and be exposed to new cultures


The chance to gain an international perspective and learn new ways of thinking

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Find out how to apply to be an athlete, sponsor, or volunteer using the links at the top of this page!

Gretchen Simard

Gretchen Simard


Team Chesterfield was created in 2004 by Gretchen Simard. The program, an accredited 501c3 nonprofit organization, is run entirely by volunteers. Team Chesterfield aims to send a delegation of youth athletes and coaches to represent a US city at the International Children's Games each year. Ms. Simard is currently working to make it possible for a team from Maryland to participate in the ICG.


Read about our previous adventures!

2010: Manama, Bahrain

Congratulations Team Chesterfield athletes, coaches, and volunteers for their participation in the 2010 International Children’s Games, and a huge thank you to the host nation for putting on a spectacular event. Team Chesterfield returned home Read more…

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Hagerstown, Maryland 21742

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