Marina West of Seaford, Va., shoots competitively in local pistol and air rifle matches, sports not taken up by many young women. She finds the required focus to be just what she needs.
How former WVU rifle coach Ed Etzel went from gold medalist to helping college athletes with their mental health
Ed Etzel once dominated the sport of rifle shooting both as an Olympic and world championship athlete and as head coach for West Virginia University’s rifle team. But following his years on the range, his impact as a sports psychologist and researcher helped to open the door to understanding the needs of collegiate athletes’ mental wellness.