Class and Disability? Class 10, polio
How did you get involved in table tennis? I started playing with my brother at age 12
What are your goals in Para table tennis? To win gold medal in Para Pan American Championship.
What is your favorite Para tournament and why? Mike Dempsey Tournament. San Diego is very beautiful and the tournament was well run.
What is your Training Schedule? I play 3 to 4 times a week.
Who is your coach? Wally Green and Kaz help me a lot.
Do you play any other sports? I used to play softball.
What tips would you give to other Para hopefuls? Consider you are blessed, because you can accomplish great things even with disabilities. So Work hard, try your best and enjoy playing.
What parts of your game are you working on? Better balance and returning serves.
Share your thoughts on your experience at the Mike Dempsey Memorial Tournament?
I had fun playing the tournament, made friends from all over the world. The venue and the equipments were excellent. The hotel was great, the debit card used for meals worked out very well.
Best tournament results so far?
Gold medal - US National Open Standing Disable, Las Vegas 2009
Silver medal singles class-10 at Copa Costa Rica 2011
Bronze medal (team) class-10 at U.S. Para Open, Milwaukee 2011
Bronze medal (team) class-10 at Mike Dempsey Tournament, San Diego 2012
What is next para tournament? Para Pan American Championship in Brazil 2013
Video of the Day - Mike Dempsey Memorial Table Tennis Championships Day 1
Dec. 06, 2013
This week San Diego plays host to the Mike Dempsey Memorial Table Tennis Tournament. Athletes from 26 different countries will be on hand.
2013 USATT Annual Giving Campaign
Michael D. Cavanaugh Oct. 03, 2013
Yeeah! We hit our GOAL! Thanks to all our DONORS! You DID IT!
Para Coach Positions
Jasna Rather March 20, 2013
Please send letter of interest and resumes to Teodor Gheorghe.
2013 Para National Team
Jasna Rather March 07, 2013
Congratulations to Tahl, Pam, Andre, Ari, Wayne, Daryl Jr., Sherri, and Samuel!
Mike Dempsey Memorial Table Tennis Championship
Nov. 28, 2012
Check out the daily slide shows of the event courtesy of Richard Xue!