Meet the Athletes


Men's Sitting Volleyball


Eric Duda

Edmond, OK

  • Favorite Food: Panda Express Orange Chicken
  • Favorite Musical Group/Artist: Less Than Jake
  • Hobbies/Interests: Fixing computers, road trips, and volunteering.
  • Most Admired Person: "Coach John Wooden. He was a trailblazer in playing your best, not winning."


Roderick Greene

Oklahoma City, OK

  • Favorite Food: Sushi
  • Favorite Musical Group/Artist: Li'l Wayne
  • Hobbie/Interests: Writing poems.
  • Most Admired Person: "My mother, just because of the way she lives her life and loves."


Dan Regan

Edmond, OK

  • Favorite Food: Free
  • Favorite Sports Team: St. Louis Blues


James Stuck

Edmond, OK

  • Favorite Food: Seafood
  • Favorite Music: Metal
  • Favorite Sports Team: Pittsburgh Steelers


Ed O'Neil

Edmond, OK

  • Favorite Food: Pizza
  • Favorite Book: Old Man of the Sea
  • Favorite Musical Group/Artist: Me in the shower.
  • Most Admired Person: "My father, because he is hands down the hardest worker I've ever know. Very selfless."


Charlie Sweargen

Edmond, OK 

  • Favorite Food: Steak
  • Favorite Book: Catcher in the Rye
  • Favorite Sports Team: Atlanta Braves
  • Most Admired Person: "My mother and father. They are my inspiration on how to behave, act and treat others."


Edgar Laforest

San Juan, Puerto Rico

  • Favorite Food: Lasagna
  • Hobbies/Interests: Boating and scuba.
  • Most Admired Person: "My dad, because he taught me everything with his example."


Hugo Storer

Greensboro, NC

  • Favorite Food: Everything
  • Hobbies/Interests: Martial arts, nature.
  • Most Admired Person: "My Mother. All I am today I owe to her strength."
J Dee


J. Dee Marinko

Edmond, OK 

  • Favorite Food: Steak
  • Favorite Music: Country
  • Hobbie/Interests: Golf, fishing, hunting.


Sam Surowiec

Everett, WA

  • Favorite Food: Steak
  • Favorite Book: Harry Potter
  • Favorite Musical Group/Artist: U2
  • Most Admired Person: "My mom, because she put up with me and my siblings."

Travis Ricks

San Diego, CA

  • Favorite Food: Sushi
  • Favorite Book: Power of One
  • Favorite Musical Group/Artist: Journey
  • Most Admired Person: "Gerald Knupple. He was my wrestling coach who taught me responsibility and integrity."


Women's Sitting Volleyball


Katie Holloway

Edmond, OK

  • Favorite Food: Dungeness Crab
  • Favorite Musical Group/Artist: Kings of Leon
  • Hobbies/Interests: Reading, concerts, watching sports, adaptive recreation.
  • Most Admired Person: "My grandfather, Milo Jensen. He was an honest, strong and passionate person and helped shape my family into who we are today."


Monique Burkland

Ardmore, OK 

  • Favorite Food: Crab Legs, Steak
  • Favorite Book: Twilight
  • favorite Sports Team: OKC Thunder, LA Lakers
  • Most Admired Person: "My grandparents. They are strong and are always there for me."


Nichole Millage

Edmond, OK

  • Favorite Food: Sushi, Lobster, Pizza
  • Favorite Musical Group/Artist: New Kids on the Block
  • Favorite Movie: She's Out of My League, Say Anything...
  • Most Admired Person: "My mom. She's set a good example of hard work and integrity."


Kari Miller

Edmond, OK

  • Favorite Food: Greens and Seafood
  • Favorite Musical Goup/Artist: Lauren Hill, Refugee's
  • Favorite Sports Team: Minnesota Vikings
  • Most Admired Person: "My mother. She has come through a great deal of adversity with strength and grace."


Heather Erickson

Edmond, OK

  • Favorite Food: Chicken sandwich
  • Favorite Musical Group/Artist: Maroon 5, He is We, Blake Shelton
  • Hobbies/Interest: Volleyball, coaching, reading, movies, video games.
  • Most Admired Person: "My family. They are always there for me, no matter what."

Allison Aldrich

Lincoln, NE

  • Favorite Food: Pizza
  • Favorite Book: Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series
  • Favorite Professional Team: Miami Dolphins, LA Lakers
  • Most Admired Person: "My mom. She has been there for me through everything."

Angela DeHaan

Yuba City, CA

  • Favorite Food: Chocolate!
  • Favorite Book: A Child Called "It"
  • Most Admired Person: "My brother. He was born deaf and has his master's and works, defying the odds."

Bethany Zummo

Edmond, OK

  • Favorite Food: Pasta
  • Favorite Music: Dubstep
  • Favorite Athlete: Misty May
  • Hobbies/Interests: Volleyball, singing, sewing.

Brenda Jensen

Wichita Falls, TX

  • Favorite Food: Sushi
  • Favorite Music: Acoustic or Christian Rock
  • Favorite Sports Team: Indianapolis Colts
  • Hobbies/Interests: Scrapbooking, playing at the park with my stepdaughter, Elli.

Kaleo Kanahele

Oklahoma City, OK 

  • Favorite Food: Everything
  • Favorite Book: Dear John, John Wooden's Playbook
  • Favorite Musical Group/Artist: Kings of Leon

Kendra Lancaster

West Lafayette, IN 

  • Favorite Food: Macaroni and Cheese
  • Favorite Book: The Hunger Games
  • Favorite Athlete: Dwight Freeney
  • Most Admired Person: "My parents. They have always been there for me and are my biggest fans."

Lora Webster

Point Lookout, NY

  • Favorite Food: Italian
  • Favorite Musical Group/Artist: Adele
  • Favorite Sports Team: Indianapolis Colts
  • Most Admired Person: "My mom. She is the strongest person I know and I hope I can be half as good of a mom she as is."

Nicole Nieves

Edmond, OK

  • Favorite Food: Hispanic, Italian
  • Favorite Musical Group/Artist: Marc Anthony
  • Hobbies/Interest: Shopping, playing piano, playing volleyball.
  • Most Admired Person: My parents, because of all they have helped and supported me with.



Russell Wolfe

Russell Wolfe

U.S. Paralympic Archery Team 


Track & Field

Jeremy Campbell

Jeremy Campbell

U.S. Paralympic Track & Field Team 

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