2013 US Para Junior Table Tennis Team Member
Class and Disability: Class 6; Psuedoachondroplasia dwarfism
How did you get involved in table tennis?
My father organizes a junior coaching program and I began to go with him when I was about five or six years old.
What are your goals in Para table tennis? I want to compete in the Paralympics and win a medal.
What is your favorite Para tournament and why? The Mike Dempsey Memorial Table Tennis Tournament because it is my first and only disabled tournament.
What is your training schedule? I play two to three times each week.
Who is your coach? Mitchell Seidenfeld
Do you play any other sports? Baseball
What tips would you give to other Para hopefuls? Don't forget your paddle when going to a tournament.
What parts of your game are you working on? FH and BH loop, drop shot and flip, getting more spin and using angles to my advantage.
Share your thoughts on your experience at the Mike Dempsey Memorial Tournament? It couldn't have been better.
Best tournament results so far? For Para table tennis, losing every match.
2016 Para Spanish Open Slide Show
Tracey Van Emburgh June 21, 2016
Jenson, Ian, James, Hunter, Daniel, Jesse, Dariusz and Ben along with coach Mitch took on the competition in El Prat de Llobregat, Spain. Congrats to Team USA on your great performances!
2014 US Para Team Profiles
Sean O'Neill May 09, 2014
USA Table Tennis Coaches Stellan and Angie Bengtsson share their thoughts and insight on the 2014 National Para Team Members.
Image of the Day - The Seidenfelds
Richard Xue Dec. 08, 2013
Image courtesy of Richard Xue.
Para Coach Positions
Jasna Rather March 20, 2013
Please send letter of interest and resumes to Teodor Gheorghe.
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