COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri's wheelchair basketball coach will lead the U.S. national team at the 2016 Paralympics Games in Brazil.
Ron Lykins previously coached the U.S. women's national team in three Paralympics. He led the team to gold medals in 2004 and 2008 and a fifth-place finish in 2000.
Lykins said he will continue to coach Missouri as well as the national team as it prepares to qualify for the Rio de Janeiro event.