Todd Ryan Riech is a former American olympian as a javelin thrower. Riech is a personal trainer and coach.

Early life

On October 24, 1970, Riech was born in Hot Springs, Montana. Reich's father is Jack Reich. Reich's mother is Gloria Riech, who is part native American-Indian and French. Riech is a registered native American-Indian.[1]

Education

Riech earned a Bachelor degree from Fresno State University.[2]

Career

In 1994, as a college student, Reich won the NCAA Championship with a national collegiate record in the Javelin Throw.

As an athlete, Riech set his best at the Olympic trials with throw of 268 feet, 7 inches.[1]

Riech participated at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. He set his personal best (82.12/269-5) with the new javelin type on July 2, 2000 in Glasgow. Todd made 4 USA teams.

Riech became an assistant track coach at CSU Long Beach, where he coached the Men's and Women's Javelin teams.[2][3]

Riech became a certified personal trainer and coach. Riech is the co-founder and co-owner of ProSport Physical Therapy and Performance in California.[2]

Personal life

Reich's wife is Brittany Borman, a retired female javelin thrower from the United States. They have two children. Reich and his family live in Fresno, California.[1][2]

International competitions

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing the  United States
1995 Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 3rd 77.82 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 17th 78.02 m

References

  1. ^ a b c "TODD RIECH // For Riech, dream is not his alone". tampabay.com. July 6, 2006. Retrieved September 22, 2020.
  2. ^ a b c d "Todd Riech - Director of Sports Performance, Coaching and Programming". prosportpt.com. Retrieved September 22, 2020.
  3. ^ "Rodriguez hits javelin mark for Beach track". csulb.edu. Retrieved September 22, 2020.