DeVry University Announces Roster of Team DeVry Athletes Competing at the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

DeVry University today announced the roster of 44 Team DeVry athletes who will compete at the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020. Ready to represent Team USA, these U.S. Olympians and Paralympians have graduated or are continuing their education at DeVry University or its Keller School of Management.

DeVry University is an official education provider of Team USA. Since 2011, more than 650 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes and hopefuls have enrolled at DeVry University to pursue a certificate, associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree program. To date, 215 are now graduates and are prepared to start their professional careers when they transition from their athletic pursuits.

The Team DeVry athletes, their sport and degree programs are as follows:

Undergraduate

Sport

Degree Program

Hometown

Wheelchair Basketball

Business Administration

Birmingham, Alabama

Sitting Volleyball

Business Administration

Skiatook, Oklahoma

Sitting Volleyball

Business Administration

Honolulu, Hawaii

Para-Cycling

Management

Louisville, Kentucky

Track & Field

Technical Management

Monroe, Georgia

Sailing

Business Administration

Miami, Florida

Para Track & Field

Business Administration

Des Moines, Iowa

Rugby

Business Administration

Los Angeles, California

Rugby

Management

Santa Rosa, California

Track & Field

Healthcare Administration

Clermont, Florida

Graduate

Sport

Degree Program

Hometown

Wheelchair Basketball

Certificate in Accounting

Milton, Wisconsin

Judo

Business Administration

Selma, Texas

Goalball

Business Administration

Peachtree City, Georgia

Track & Field

Business Administration

North Hollywood, Calif

Track & Field

Business Administration

Chicago, Illinois

Para Track & Field

Business Administration

Richmond Heights, OH

Rugby

Business Administration

Littleton, Colorado

Wheelchair Rugby

Business Administration

Bailey, Colorado

Diving

Business Administration

Gardnerville, Nevada

Judo

Business Administration

Gurnee, Illinois

Wheelchair Basketball

Business Administration

Oakland, California

Track & Field

Business Administration

Boston, Massachusetts

Water Polo

Accounting & Financial Mgmt

Reno, Nevada

Rugby

Business Administration

Philadelphia, Penn.

Rugby

Business Administration

Tempe, Arizona

Shooting

Networking & Communications

Phenix City, Alabama

Water Polo

Business Administration

Huntington Beach, Calif.

Track & Field

Project Management

Kennesaw, Georgia

Para swimming

Business Administration

St. Louis, Missouri

Alumni

Sport

Degree Program

Hometown

Para Track & Field

Business Administration (‘19)

Boston, Massachusetts

Para-Cycling

Accounting & Fin Mgmt (‘20)

Claremont, California

Softball

Business Administration (’19)

Elk Grove, California

Sitting Volleyball

Technical Management (‘19)

Fayetteville, NC

Para Shooting

Technical Management (‘17)
Business Administration (‘20)

Arlington, Washington

Volleyball

Education (‘18)

Fremont, Ohio

Wrestling

Technical Management (‘16)

Denver, Colorado

Shooting

Technical Management (‘21)

Eatonton, Georgia

Para Swimming

Communications (‘19)

Fairplay, Colorado

Rugby

Health Services Mgmt (‘20)

Burlington, Vermont

Wheelchair Basketball

Business Administration (‘20)

Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Track & Field

Business Administration (‘19)

Gulfport, Mississippi

Modern Pentathlon

Business Administration (‘18)

Denver, Colorado

Volleyball

Project Management (‘20)

Saugus, California

Track & Field

MBA; Accounting (‘16)

Vancouver, Washington

“We are incredibly proud of our student and alumni athletes who have persevered during a global pandemic to remain focused and steadfast in their training, earning this auspicious honor to compete at the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020. We will be cheering on Team DeVry every step of the way,” said Tom Monahan, president and CEO at DeVry University. “Our partnership with Team USA is grounded in the fact that the characteristics our student and alumni athletes have - discipline, focus, passion, and the ability to adapt to the unforeseen - are shared with all of our students,” added Monahan. “Whether a student is a Team USA athlete going for gold in Tokyo or a busy parent taking online classes to go for gold at work, DeVry will prepare them to thrive in a world of constant technological change.”

About DeVry University

DeVry University strives to close society’s opportunity gap by preparing learners to thrive in careers shaped by continuous technological change. Founded in 1931 by Dr. Herman DeVry, the university offers online and hybrid undergraduate and graduate programs in academic disciplines that prepare students to thrive in the digital economy. The university is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC, www.hlcommission.org/). To learn more, visit devry.edu.

Contacts:

Anne Unger
DeVry University
aunger@devry.edu
630-353-7009

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