Roger Crawford

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For the politician, see Roger Crawford (politician).
Roger Crawford
Alma mater Loyola Marymount University
Known for Public Speaking, Author, Professional Tennis Player
Website
http://www.rogercrawford.com/

Roger Crawford (born October 8, 1960) is the first and only person in American history to be a United States Professional Tennis Association athlete and play a Division I college sport with a severe disability.[1] Today, he is a public speaker, author, and is still a certified tennis professional. Several famous individuals and incorporations, such as Marriott Hotels, Nike, Chris Evert, and Ronald Reagan have acknowledged Crawford for overcoming handicaps.[2] He was also featured in Chicken Soup for the Soul and in the NBC Emmy Award winning movie In a New Light.[3]

References[edit]