Texas Regional Paralympic Track and Field Clinic
February 17-18, 2018
Learn from some of U.S. Paralympics best:
Judy Harrison: Ambulatory Track Coach - 44 years of coaching experience, 5 time Coach of the Year
Judy has 44 years of coaching experience. As Head Track and Field Coach at San Jacinto Jr. College her teams won two NJCAA National Championships and she was named NJCAA Coach of the Year 5 times. She has coached 136 All Americans and 6 Olympians. In 2000 she was the Asst. Manager for the USA Women’s Olympic Track and Field Team in Sydney, Australia. In 2010 Judy started working with Paralympic Track and Field as a clinician for ambulatory track. She has conducted numerous clinics for a variety of age groups and ability levels and brings so much knowledge to our Paralympic athletes.
Erica Wheeler: Throws Coach – 1996 Olympian for Javelin and U.S. Paralympic National Team Coach
Erica is currently one of U.S. Paralympics
National Team Throwing Coaches. She had
a very long and decorated collegiate career that proved successful as she found
herself on the 1996 Olympic Track and Field Team for Javelin.
Gabe Diaz de Leon: Throws – 6 time Paralympian with 5 Paralympic Medals
Gabe has been to 6 Paralympic Games and has brought home 5 Paralympic Medals. After throwing for well over 20 years, Gabe went to coaching and was a U.S. Paralympic National Team Throws Coach. He is now gearing up to give the competition side another chance. As a Proud Army Veteran, he just loves to represent the Red, White and Blue.
Krige Schabort: Wheelchair Racing – 6 x Paralympian, 2 x Paralympic Medalist, 4 time World Champion & 2015 ESPY Award Winner
Krige is originally from South Africa, moving to the USA in 1997. He has been a part of the professional racing circuit for 28 years. He is a 6 time Paralympian, 2 time Paralympic medalist, 4 time world champion, 2 time Kona Ironman winner, 4 time Los Angeles Marathon winner, 2 time New York City Marathon winner, 9 time Honolulu Marathon winner and a 6 time Peachtree 10K winner. He had an ESPY nomination in 2007 and was an ESPY Award Winner in 2015.
Saul Mendoza: Wheelchair Racing – 7 x Paralympian, 3 x Olympian, 8 Olympic/Paralympic Medals, Mexico’s Athlete of the Century
Originally from Mexico City, Saul started racing in the states in 1995. Saul’s racing career lasted 27 years. He is a 7 time Paralympian and a 3 time Olympian. Saul’s career high light was winning the Olympic Exhibition 1500M Race in 2000 at the Sydney Olympic Stadium. He won 2 Olympic medals and 6 Paralympic Medals. He has won well over 200 road races in his career. Breaking 4 world record and still holding one today. Saul was named athlete of the year 4 times and was named Mexico’s Athlete of the Century in 2000.
Scot Hollonbeck: Wheelchair Racing – 4 x Paralympian, 2 x Olympian w/ 5 Paralympic Medals and 1 Olympic Exhibition Medal
Scot has competed in five Paralympic Games and four Olympic Games with 4 Paralympic
Medals. He was the silver medalist in the Atlanta 1500-meter exhibition race. His racing career took him all over the world, as he remained the top American Wheelchair Racer for well over 15 years. He held numerous American Records and three World Records. Scot competed in the 2013 and 2016 Ironman Kona World Championships. He also loves to
teach and share the love of sport with others.
Texas State University
Jowers Recreation Complex
700 Aquarena Springs Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666
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Wingate by Wyndham San Marcos
108 IH-35 North, San Marcos, TX 78666
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REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED
Saturday Classroom Sessions (AM) - In Jowers
Saturday PM Session - at Texas State University Track/Field Complex
Sunday Classroom sessions - TSU Endzone Center
Sunday Track/Field Sessions - TSU Track/Field Complex