Olympian 1992, 1996
Home Club: Houston Table Tennis Club/Texas Table Tennis Training Center
Equipment: Stellan Bengtsson Alpha blade
Coach: Stellan Bengtsson
How long have you been playing? Started at age 6 in 1977. Retired from 2003-2012.
How did you get involved in the sport? Father
Your best victory or tournament? Highest Rating to date? 4-time U.S. Men's Singles National Champion 1990, 1992, 1993, 2014. Two-time U.S. Olympic Team Member 1992, 1996. 1995 World Team Cup Bronze Medalist & MVP. Highest US rating 2763. Highest world Ranking #70.
What are your Goals in the sport? To upgrade the Current U.S. System to a more professional model.
Who is your Favorite Player? Why? Jan Ove Waldner (SWE) because of his creativity. Sweden has been a great host country to many American table tennis players.
Describe your game or playing philosophy. Offensive player with a very strong backhand and service game.
- 2015 North American World Cup Singles Champion
- 2015 US National Team
- 2015 Pan American Team
- 2014 US Men's Singles and Senior Champion
- 2014 US National Team
- 2014 US World Team
- 2011 USATT Hall of Fame Inductee