Two U.S. Paralympic Swimming Teams Announced

Aug. 03, 2009, 11:59 a.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--U.S. Paralympics is pleased to announce the athletes that have been nominated to the 2009 IPC Swimming Short Course World Championships and 2009 Youth Parapan American Games Teams.

The Short Course World Championships will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 25-December 7 and the Youth Parapan American Games will be held in Cartagena, Colombia, October 15-25.

2009 IPC Swimming Short Course World Championships Team
Women
Cheryl Angelelli-Kornoelje (Clinton Township, Mich.)
Casey Johnson (Cypress, Calif.)
Cortney Jordan (Henderson, Nev.)
Jessica Long (Baltimore, Md.)
Erin Popovich (Silverbow, Mont.)
Susan Beth Scott (Cape Girardeau, Mo.)
Elizabeth Stone (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
Mallory Weggemann (Eagan, Minn.)
Kayla Wheeler (Seattle, Wash.)

Men
Michael DeMarco (San Diego, Calif.)
Alex Dionne (Mequon, Wis.)
Tucker Dupree (Raleigh, N.C.)
Rudy Garcia-Tolson (Riverside, Calif.)
Curtis Lovejoy (Atlanta, Ga.)
Roy Perkins (Del Mar, Calif.)
Philip Scholz (Mt. Sinai, N.Y.)
Joe Wise (Menlo Park, Calif.)

Staff
Andrew Barranco (Kingsville, Md.) - Assistant Coach
Tom Franke (Plymouth, Minn.) - Head Coach
Aubrey Kelly (Ventura, Calif.) - Assistant Team Leader
Leslie Nichols (Cleveland, N.Y.) - Team Leader
Kiko VanZandt (Seattle, Wash.) - Assistant Coach
TBD - Athletic Trainer/Team Physician

2009 Youth Parapan American Games Team
Women
Reilly Boyt (Ft. Collins, Colo.)
Jordan Cooper (Florissant, Mo.)
Kristin Duquette (Hartford, Conn.)
Amanda Everlove (Wichita, Kan.)
Michelle Fischer (Antelope, Calif.)
Anna Johannes (Alexandria, Va.)
Megan Smith (Eugene, Ore.)
Alexandra Stafford (Tyler, Texas)
Miranda Uhl (Alachua, Fla.)

Men
Blake Adams (Lakeville, Minn.)
Cody Bureau (Latrobe, Pa.)
Dalton Herendeen (South Bend, Ind.)

Alternates
Evan Austin (Terre Haute, Ind.)
Irina Kaplan (Redmond, Wash.)
Amy Chapman (Batavia, Ill.)

Staff
Jeannine Carpenter (Cary, N.C.) - Assistant Coach
Peggy Ewald (Tiffin, Ohio) - Head Coach
Steven Karageanes (Plymouth, Mich.) - Team Physician
Jamie Martin (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - Team Leader

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