Lonnie Hannah

Para Ice Hockey


Further personal information

San Antonio, TX, USA
Businessperson, Coach
Higher education
Science - University of Houston: United States

Sport specific information

Club / Team
San Antonio Rampage Ice Sledge Hockey: United States
Name of coach
Jeff Sauer [national]
Coach from which country?
United States
Preferred position / style / stance / technique

General interest

Awards and honours
He was named USA Hockey's Disabled Player of the Year for 2009. (usahockey.com, 21 Mar 2013)

He received the Whang Youn Dai Overcome Prize for competing at the 2006 Paralympic Winter Games in Turin, after being diagnosed with cancer the previous year. He also carried his country's flag at the Games' Closing Ceremony. (usahockey.com, 21 Mar 2013)
Other sports
He won the 'D' division wheelchair singles at the 1985 US Open Tennis Championships. (usahockey.com, 21 Mar 2013)
To coach ice sledge hockey. (usahockey.com, 21 Mar 2013)
At age 20 a shelving unit collapsed on top of him, resulting in paraplegia. (usahockey.com, 21 Mar 2013)
Other information
He is president of the Arlington Skatium in Texas, United States. (facebook profile, 29 Jan 2013)

In 2007 he started to coach the first ice sledge hockey programme in Texas, affiliated to the San Antonio Rampage American Hockey League [AHL] team. The team's roster contains mainly injured military personnel in rehabilitation at San Antonio's Brooke Army Medical Center [BAMC]. (theahl.com, 07 Apr 2012; sarampage.com, 21 Mar 2013)

He was diagnosed with a malignant melanoma in 2005 and went through several months of chemotherapy to cure it. (usahockey.com, 21 Mar 2013)


Unit Date Rank
Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Preliminary 1
Men's Tournament Gold Medal Match 1
Men's Tournament Preliminary 5
Men's Tournament Preliminary 4
Men's Tournament Preliminary 3
Men's Tournament Preliminary 2
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Semifinal 201
Men's Tournament Group B 5
Men's Tournament Group B 4
Men's Tournament Group B 1
Men's Tournament Bronze Medal Match 102