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The Battle Within

with Marine Captain Toni Paruso

Thursday, April 29, 2021

3:00 pm ET / 12:00 pm PT


As coaches concerned with the advancement of your student-athletes, you understand the importance of providing them with the knowledge and motivation they need to face internal obstacles.

The Marines will define the fighting spirit and outline its cultivation within their experience as an individual. The Marines will focus on providing coaching leaders with resources and tools to lead their student-athletes through personal challenging times that help them maximize their potential.


Featuring: Marine Captain Toni Paruso


Joining us will be Captain Toni Paruso, currently serving as a Company Officer at the U.S. Naval Academy. Captain Paruso’s personal decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal and Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.

Captain Paruso was a member of the US Armed Forced Swim Team at the Military World Games where she competed in several events, including the women’s 4×100 meter relay team that placed 7th. She was a 4-year, Division I swimmer at the U.S. Naval Academy.

During her career, she earned First-Team All-Patriot League honors in each of her seasons and was selected as the 2012 ECAC Swimmer of the Year. She qualified for U.S. Summer and Winter Nationals in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012. She was tabbed as a 2011 and 2012 Honorable Mention Mid-Major All-American by Most notably, she tied for 131st place in the 100-yard fly at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials. She has since earned a spot in the U.S. Naval Academy’s Hall of Fame and honored as a 2020 United States Marine Corps Athlete of the Year.

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