Damien Orslene | The Sports Mind Institute

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Damien Orslene

Damian Orslene is a 28 year US Air Force Chief Master Sergeant, lifelong lover of leadership and honor, was medically retired from wounds received following his third deployment, this one to Kirkuk Iraq. Despite many physical limitations, and suffering from both Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome and a Traumatic Brain Injury, Damian has dedicated his life to reaching into the darkest corners caused by PTSD/TBI and shine a saving light.

Through his motivational speeches, he helps save veterans lives everyday through involving them and their families in sports. Damian is a Paralympic Athlete, Seated Shot Put and Discus Thrower and is in Team USA’s Emerging Athlete Program. He is training full time in hopes to make the National Team and go to the Paralympic Games in Rio, 2016.

Career Highlights

  • Paralympic Athlete, Shot Put & Discus
  • United States Air Force, Chief Master Sergeant