Name: Calahan Young
Sport: Goalball
Classification: B2
Height: 6-5
DOB: 2/23/1995
Birthplace: Irwin, Pa.
Hometown: Irwin, Pa.
High School: Norwin High School (Irwin, Pa.) ‘13
College: Slippery Rock University ’17, Recreational Therapy, George Mason University ’21, Healthcare Administration
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2020)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, 4th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – 5th
  • Years of Participation: 2018
  • Top Finish: 5th – 2018
Personal: Son of Kathy and Michael…Has two siblings, Khegan and Saige…Has retinitis pigmentosa, which causes substantial peripheral vision loss, night blindness, and color blindness…Was first introduced to goalball in middle school when a goalball team showcased the sport during a school program…Hobbies include playing and watching sports, watching movies, spending time with family and friends, traveling and attending concerts and music festivals…Played football for four years...Is also a recreational therapist.