Athlete Advisory Group (AAG)

U.S. Paralympics Swimming has established an Athlete Advisory Group “AAG” to serve as the collective voice for its athlete population. The members of the AAG liaise with the NGB’s professional staff to foster collaboration between program staff and athletes. The current advisory group includes Paralympians Joe Wise, who is also the Team USA Athletes' Comission ("AC") representative, Evan Austin, AC alternate, and Paralympic medalists McKenzie Coan and Ahalya Lettenberger. 


These athletes can provide guidance and unparalleled expertise based on their experience and long-term involvement with the program. Please feel free to reach out to these athletes, as well as to the U.S. Paralympics Swimming staff to ask questions and provide input about our programs. To contact the Athlete Advisors, please reach out to
AAG Charter
AAG Election Procedures

Athlete Representatives

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    Joe Wise, Chair


  • Evan Austin competing in swimming.
    U.S. Paralympics Swimming

    Evan Austin, Vice-Chair


  • McKenzie Coan, Member


  • Ahalya Lettenberger, Member

    Athlete Advisory Group (AAG)