Khoa Nguyen

 

 

 
 
 
 
Khoa at Closing Ceremony
  • 2006 USATT Hall of Fame
  • 2004 USA Olympic Table Tennis Team - Men's Singles, Captain of the USA Olympic Men's Table Tennis Team
  • 2000 USA Olympic Table Tennis Team - Men's Doubles, Co-Captain of the USA Olympic Men's Table Tennis Team
  • 2000 North American Champion
  • 1996 North American Olympic Trials First Alternate
  • 1995 US Table Tennis Player of the Year, National Team Member for World, Rich Livington Sportsmanship Award
  • 1995 US National Championship Men's Singles Finalist, Men's Doubles Champion, Mixed Doubles Finalist
  • 1993 US Olympic Sports Festival Siler and Bronze Medalist
  • 1993 US Table Tennis National Team Member for World
  • 1992 North American Olympic Trials Second Alternate
  • 1889, 1987 US Table Tennis National Collegiate Table Tennis Men's Singles, Men's Doubles, and Mixed Doubles Champion
  • 1987 US Table Tennis National Team Member for World Championship
  • 1987 Pan American Games Gold and Silver Medalist
  • 1980 US Table Tennis Junior Olympics Gold Medalist
  • Biography

    Mr. Khoa Nguyen was a member of the 2000 and 2004 US Olympic Table Tennis Team. He was named captain of the US Olympic Table Tennis Team. Mr. Nguyen came to America in 1975 with John (Dad), Cam Nguyet (Mom), Khai, Krystel, Roger and his youngest brother Khoi. His other two older sisters, Thu and Thuy came later to the US in 1981.

    Mr. Nguyen started playing Table Tennis at the age of 9. He started competing against adults at a very young age. He made the US National Team in 1987, winning a Gold Medal in the Pan American Games. He has represented the US in many World Championships including New Delhi, Gothenberg, Qatar, Tianjin and Shanghai. Mr. Nguyen took a 2 year break from Table Tennis after the 1996 US Olympic Trials. He came back to compete in the 2000 US Olympic Trials and made the US Olympic team.

    In 1995, he was given the Rich Livingston Sportsmanship and Player of the Year Award. Recently, he was nominated to be inducted in the California Table Tennis Hall of Fame. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for USA Table Tennis.

    In his professional career, he has BS in Computer Science from San Jose State University. He is currently a Senior Engineering Manager at Abbyy USA.