Hometown: Lakeville, Minnesota
Home Club: Minnesota Table Tennis Federation
Coach: Mitchell Seidenfeld
College: University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (2023)
Major: BS in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management
Style of Play: Left Handed, Shakehand
Favorite Athlete: Tim Duncan
Current Ranking: 8th
2021 U.S. Open Para 6-10 Group 1 Gold Medalist
2021 U.S. Open Para 6 P/O Gold Medalist
2021 U.S. Open Para 6-8 Gold Medalist
2020 Paralympic Games - Gold Medalist
2019 Para Pan-American Games Champion Men's Singles Class 6 & Silver Medalist Men's Team 6-8
2018 Para World Championships Quarterfinalist Men's Singles Class 6
2017 Para Pan-American Championships Silver Medalist Men's Singles Class 6
2017 Bayreuth Open Champion Men's Singles Class 6 & Silver Medalist Men's Team Class 6
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 is your training schedule? I play two to three times each week.
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.