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KREMER John
Sport Sitting Volleyball
NPC United States   
GenderMen
Age35
Place of BirthMiddletown, OH, USA
Height1.75 m
Weight 82 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
D
Further Personal Information
Family
One daughter [2010]
Residence
Buford, GA, USA
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing sitting volleyball with the US Navy's Warrior Games team.
Why this sport?
He wanted to continue representing his country after his injury.
Name of coach
Greg Walker [national]
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Libero
Senior International Debut
Year
2015
Competing for
United States
General Interest
Hobbies
Kayaking, fishing. (teamusa.org, 01 Oct 2016)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2015 Male Sitting Most Improved Player of the Year by USA Volleyball. (teamusa.org, 01 Oct 2016)
Impairment
He stepped on a landmine in 2010 while serving in the US Navy in Afghanistan. The explosion resulted in both of his legs being amputated below the knee. (teamusa.org, 01 Oct 2016)
Other information
MILITARY SERVICE
He served in the US Navy for nine years as an explosive ordnance disposal technician. (teamusa.org, 01 Oct 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
8 2016 Team  
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2018 Team