Para Team Coaches

    Para National Team Coach (Classes 1-11)

    • Mark Hazinski Headshot
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      Mark Hazinski - Coach

      Hometown: Mishawaka, IN

      Current Hometown: Plano, TX

      Email: markman321@hotmail.com

      • 2004 US Olympic Team Member
      • 2007 Pan American Games Mens Team Bronze Medal
      • 8x US National Team Member
      • 3x US Nationals Mens Singles Finalist
      • 4x US Nationals Mens Doubles Champion
      • 2x Collegiate Nationals Mens Singles Champion

    • Mitchell Seidenfeld
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      Mitch Seidenfeld - Coach

      Hometown: Minneapolis, MN

      Email: ttminn@aol.com

      • 2020 Paralympic Games Coach and helped class three athlete to win Paralympic Gold and class 9 athlete to reach Paralympic quarterfinals
      • 2019 Para Pan Am Games Coach
      • 2018 World Championships Coach

      Para Titles:

      • 2008: U.S. Paralympic Team member, Table Tennis - Paralympic Games, Beijing, China
      • 2007: Two gold medals, Class 7 Singles, Class 7 Team - Para Pan American Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
      • 2005: Gold medal, Class 10 Team; Silver medal, Open Standing; Bronze medal, Class 10 Singles - Para Pan American Table Tennis Championships, Mar Del Plata, Argentina
      • 2003: U.S. Olympic Committee's Table Tennis Developmental Coach of the Year
      • 1996: Silver medal, Class 8 Singles; Bronze medal, Class 6-8 Team - Paralympic Games, Atlanta, Ga.
      • 1992: Gold medal, Class 8 Singles; Bronze medal, Class 10 Team - Paralympic Games, Barcelona, Spain
      • 1990: Gold medal, Class 8 Singles; Bronze medal, Open Standing - World Championships, Assen, The Netherlands
      • Five-time Minnesota State Champion (1992, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003)

    Para Classes 1-5

    • Para Coach - Vlad Farcas
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      Vlad Farcas - Coach

      Birthplace: Romania

      Current Hometown: San Antonio, TX

      Coaching Profile:

      • 2020 Paralympics Assistant Coach
      • ITTF-PTT Level 1 Certified Coach
      • Assistant coach and sparing partner for Romania Paralympians
      • Head Coach and President at San Antonio Table Tennis Club - Sep 2018 - Present

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      Gary Fraiman - Coach

      Hometown: Clearwater, FL

      Email: gfrai30841@yahoo.com

       Coaching Profile:

      • Belarus Junior & Men’s National Team Member
      • Head Provincial Coach (Soviet Union)
      • Head Table Tennis Coach of Sport School (Belarus)
      • 2019 US Team Parapan Games Coach

    Para Classes 6-11

    • Angie Bengtsson
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      Angie Bengtsson - Coach

      Hometown: San Diego, CA

      Email: stellangie@hotmail.com

      • 2016 Paralympic Games Coach
      • 2015 Para Pan Am Games Coach

    • Keith Evans
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      Keith Evans - Coach

      Birthplace:  Kingston, Jamaica

      Hometown:  Kingston

      Current Residence:  Birmingham, Alabama

      Email: keith9001@yahoo.com

      Coaching Career:

      • 1996 Olympic Coach for team Jamaica
      • 2004-2017 Collegiate Team Coach (12 National Team Championship Titles)
      • 2007-2015 US National Cadet Team Coach
      • Since 2011 US Para Team Coach

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