IPC Appoints Troy Engle as IPC Athletics Vice Chairman

30 Jun 2011 By IPC

Troy Engle, Head Coach for the USA Paralympic athletics team, has been appointed Vice Chairman of the IPC Athletics Sport Technical Committee.

Engle has long history in the sport, training the USA team for Regional Championships and Paralympic Games, as well as leading high performance programmes for national athletes. His experience and technical knowledge will be a valuable asset for the sport.

He replaces Craig Carscadden, who has made an outstanding contribution to athletics through the Technical Committee which he was appointed to in 2007, as well as the 2009 Athletes’ summit.

The IPC has also appointed Sean Tweedy as IPC Athletics Head of Classification. Tweedy is a senior classifier and has been leading the Classification Advisory Group (CAG) since it was initiated in 2009, and will continue to be the key contact for the Sport Technical Committee.