Dan McCoy Research Coordinator

Office: (412) 822-3670

Dan McCoy is a 25 year old from Pittsburgh, PA who is currently a clinical research coordinator at HERL, working with Dr. Dicianno supporting patient care at the UPMC Adult Spina Bifida Clinic and UPMC Center for Assistive Technology. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2017 with a bachelors degree in Communication. Dan has been playing adaptive sports for over 20 years. He is currently a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins Sled Hockey Organization where he plays on the Senior team as well as serves on the board of directors as the Director of Player Development. Dan played 10 years as a member of the USA Men’s National Sled Hockey program where he won 2 world championship gold medals as well as a gold medal in the 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi Russia. During his time on Team USA, Dan found a passion for helping individuals with disabilities learn how take care of the health and wellness through adaptive sports and physical exercise. He holds a Personal Trainer Certification from the American Council on Exercise. Dan continues to teach individuals of all abilities how to better take care of themselves and to appreciate what their body can do.