Home Town: Queens, NY

Education: New York University Silver School of Social Work

Coaches: Stellan and Angie Bengsston, and Sean O'Neill

Style of Play: Allround

Sponsors: Paddle Palace, Stiga, USA Table Tennis, USOC, Nike, United Airlines  

Tahl Leibovitz, 2015 USA Table Tennis Hall of Fame Inductee has played the sport for over 25 years beginning at the South Queens Boys and Girls Club in Queens, NY. Tahl has represented the United States internationally for more than 20 years and will be competing in his fifth Paralympic Games in Rio this summer. Tahl dominated the Para Pan Am Games and was also a four time USA Olympic Qualifier. Tahl won two Gold Medals in Collegiate Doubles and in 2015 Tahl graduated with an MSW from New York University. Tahl was recently inducted into the USATT Hall of Fame and wrote Ping Pong for Fighters, a best selling table tennis instructional book on Amazon.com.

  • Paralympic Gold Medalist
  • 45X International Para Champion
  • 13X Para Pan American Gold Medalist
  • 4X Olympic Trials Qualifier
  • USA Table Tennis Hall of Fame Inductee