Corwin Picked to Assist at Third Annual Marine Corps Trials
CAMP PENDLETON —Head Oregon Tech Volleyball Coach Jason Corwin spent the last week on a volleyball coaching staff at Camp Pendleton as part of a wounded warrior’s event, leading his Veteran volleyball team to a silver medal.
Corwin coached a sitting volleyball team at the Third annual Marine Corp Trials. The event began on Friday. Corwin’s main focus was teaching movement and then overall volleyball skills. Teams were then formed and a tournament ensued. Corwin coached his assigned team throughout the ensuing six day competition.
Head Oregon Tech volleyball coach Jason Corwin and the Wounded Warrior team earned a silver medal at the Third annual Marine Corp Trials
More than 250 wounded warriors were scheduled to compete in archery, shooting, wheelchair basketball, volleyball, swimming, cycling, and track and field at the third annual Marine Corps Trials March 1-6. Opening ceremonies began on Feb. 28.
Top volleyball athletes at these games next compete at Olympic training facility for interbranch games. Top players at the Olympic training facility next tryout for the national sitting volleyball team for 2016 games.
"The athletes will learn skills that will enable them to be highly successful not only at the trials and games but in their future endeavors,” said Jennifer Sullivan, who manages the regiment’s Warrior Athlete Reconditioning Program.
Fifty Marines from the trials will be selected to represent the Marine Corps at the 2013 Warrior Games at the U.S. Olympic Complex and the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 11-17, 2013. This event brings together wounded, ill and injured services members from each branch to participate in a Paralympic-style competition.
For more information about the Warrior Athlete Reconditioning program go to: www.woundedwarriorregiment.org/warriorgames.aspx
For more information about the Wounded Warrior Regiment please visit: www.woundedwarriorregiment.org, call the Sgt. Merlin German Wounded Warrior Call Center 24/7 at (877)487-6299 or visit http://Facebook.com/wwr.usmc.
View Related News by Tag:
Back to all news