LONESTAR PARA-ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY

Board of directors

Jose G. Laguna | President

BS Recreation Administration

Certified Recreation Therapist 

Jose has worked as a Recreation Therapist at VA’s Spinal Cord Injury Center for 26 years. Developed the San Antonio VA adaptive sports programs. Expert in program adaptations for highly impaired individuals like quadriplegics, paraplegics, TBI, amputee, and Polytrauma. Experienced in coaching disabled athletes from beginning to elite level performance. 

Armando Ayala | Vice President

  • 30 year competitor in shooting.
  • 20 years assigned to the United States Army Marksmanship Unit. 
  • 11 years on the US National Team
  • US National Coach for the US Paralympic Shooting Team 2017-2019 

Jason Pepper | Secretary

Jason Pepper is an US Veteran and on the USA Shooting Paralympic Development Team.

David Cromwell | Treasurer

United States Army, retired where I served as a military policeman doing security, for a tactical missile site overseas until an injury left me unable to remain in the Military and be an asset to my unit. 

While participating in the therapeutic recreation program at Audie L Murphy VA in San Antonio, 2017, I had opportunity to participate in adaptive sports. I also learned about the many adaptive sport’s competitions, such as Valor Games, Texas Regional Games, and the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, and quickly developed an interest in Adaptive Shooting Sports.  


Pete Carrion | Community Outreach Coordinator

Advanced Certified Rifle Coach (Level 3) and member of the National Coach Development Staff (rifle).

Pete Carrion was an instructor and the air rifle coach for 27 years. 

Has over 30 years of experience in junior air rifle training, competing, conducting shooting clinics, and conducting matches. His junior’s teams have been national and or state champion numerous times for the Army JROTC, JROTC All Service, American Legion, and NRA Sectional matches. 

For the past 11 years, has been coaching veterans, Wounded Warriors and Paralympians for nationals and international competitions. 

Marco De La Rosa | Board Member

  • US Marine veteran 
  • USA Shooting Air Pistol Paralympic Athlete
  • NRA Air Pistol Coach 

Larry Hughes | Board Member

  • Wound Warrior Coach 

  • US Army & USMC Veteran

  • Track & Field Coach

Dr. Mark Fredrickson | Board Member

Dr. Mark Fredrickson is a practicing physician and currently Medical Director at Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital. He has served on the clinical faculty at the Long School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center and the McGovern School of Medicine at the University of Texas at Houston. He is board certified in both Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Spinal Cord Injury Medicine. Dr. Fredrickson has a keen interest in adaptive sport, both personally and professionally. A tetraplegic after a spinal cord injury at age 17 he has been an enthusiastic advocate for adaptive sport since. He developed the medical plan for two people with spinal cord injuries who participated in the "Trek to Everest ' 03" - an expedition of athletes of various abilities intent on trekking to Mount Everest in 2003. He has spent two terms on the Board of Directors for the Dive Pirates Foundation -  a group that teaches adaptive SCUBA diving and facilitates diving opportunities to athletes with disabilities. He has participated in early research into theromoregulation in athletes with spinal cord injuries.


Tinyada Robinson | Executive Director

BS, Sports and Health Science with Exercise Science

Certified Recreation Therapeutic Specialist

  • USA Archery Level II Coach

  • USA Boccia Level II Coach

  • NRA USA Air Rifle Coach

Arthritis Foundation Certified Pain Specialist

Visually Impaired Adaptive Sports Coach

TBI Specialist

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