Logan University has assumed all responsibilities of Para powerlifting since Jan. 1, 2018.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, announced today that Logan University has been named the high performance management organization for Para powerlifting. As the HPMO, Logan University will manage all aspects of Para powerlifting, with responsibilities ranging from national team management to communication and marketing efforts.
“We’ve developed an incredible relationship with Logan University and we’re thrilled to have them join the Paralympic family,” said Julie Dussliere, vice president of U.S. Paralympics. “Logan University has proven its dedication to advancing Para powerlifting in the United States, and they will continue to do so as our HPMO.”
Logan University has assumed all responsibilities of Para powerlifting since Jan. 1, 2018, joining a handful of Paralympic sports governed by the USOC but managed by an external organization.
“Logan University is extremely proud to be named the HPMO of Para powerlifting,” said Mary Hodge, high performance manager of Para powerlifting for Logan University. “We are dedicated to growing the sport at all levels, developing the athletes and competing at the highest level.”
At the 2017 World Para Powerlifting World Championships in Mexico City, Team USA secured one silver medal by junior powerlifter Christian Largo (Glenn Allen, Virginia) in the men’s 65 kg. division, as well as five additional top-15 finishes.
For additional questions about Logan University and Para powerlifting, please contact Mary Hodge at Mary.Hodge@logan.edu, or visit Logan University’s Para powerlifting website.