Lisa Czechowski

Goalball

Name: Lisa Czechowski
Sport: Goalball
Discipline(s): Goalball
Classification: B2
Height: 5-4
Weight: 193
DOB: 5/29/1979
Birthplace: Pequannock, N.J.
Hometown: Boonton, N.J.
High School: Boonton High School (Boonton, N.J.) ‘97
College: Desales University ‘01, Criminal Justice
Paralympic Experience
  • Five-time Paralympian (2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016), Three-time Paralympic medalist (1 gold, 2 silver)
  • London 2012 Paralympic Games – 8th
  • Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games – gold
  • Athens 2004 Paralympic Games – silver
  • Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games – silver (discus), 6th (goalball)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2010 – silver
  • Years of Participation: 2010, 2006, 2002, 1998
  • Medals: 5 (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
  • Gold – 2006; 2002
  • Silver – 2010
  • Bronze – 1998
Personal: Daughter of David and Barbara…Has two brothers, Christopher and Kevin…Married to Jacob Czechowski, the U.S. Women’s Goalball Assistant Head Coach…Has a son, Jay…Born with nystagmus and diagnosed with cone dystrophy in middle school…Learned about goalball while competing in track & field at the Paralympic Games…Enjoys reading, listening to music, playing board games and playing sports...Grew up in a house on Banta Lane and her maiden name is Banta…Took part in the 2001 Salt Lake City Olympic Winter Games Torch Relay while in Princeton, New Jersey.

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