Coaching Association of Canada

Kevin Orr - Wheelchair Rugby

Date of birth: June 29, 1968
Born: Elgin, IL, USA
Residence: Pelham, Alabama, USA

Before he coached wheelchair rugby, Kevin Orr was a wheelchair racer, winning two Paralympic bronze medals for the U.S. in both the 800 and 5000 meters at the 1988 Seoul Paralympic Games. He also competed in wheelchair basketball at the University of Illinois, winning four national championships.

In 1989, Orr began to coach wheelchair rugby and led his club team to five U.S. National championships and 10 straight finals appearances. Orr is the former head coach of the USA national team and was featured in the 2005 documentary "Murderball." Orr coached USA Wheelchair Rugby at the 2004 Athens Paralympic Games and USA Wheelchair Track at the Beijing Paralympic Games in 2008.

Orr began coaching the Canadian team in 2009.