Paralympic Coach of the Year – Gary Fraiman (first time recipient).
“It is an honor and a privileged to be selected as the 2016 Paralympic Coach of the Year. I find it very rewarding to be coaching Para players at this point in my coaching career and I look forward to doing so for many years to come.” Gary Fraiman
“Gary is very dedicated to the growth and development of the Para program and the athletes he personally coaches. Gary is very accommodating and ﬁnds interesting techniques to improve our game in spite of the disabilities we have.” Tara Profitt, USATT Athletes Advisory Chair.
About USA Table Tennis
USA Table Tennis is organized under the United States Olympic Committee as the National Governing Body for the sport of table tennis in the United States. As a member service organization it promotes table tennis by creating opportunities for athletes and coaches of all backgrounds to participate in the sport through more than 250 clubs and over 350 tournaments across the nation annually. USA Table Tennis is a member of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), and is responsible for selecting and training teams for international competition including the Pan American and Olympic Games.