Basheer Abdullah | Bio
Basheer Abdullah is a 20 year U.S. Army veteran, where he was Head Coach of the Army’s World Class Athlete Program for 15 years and U.S. Armed Forces Head Coach for 6 years. He was 2x Olympic Head Coach in 2004 and 2012, 2x Olympic Technical Advisor in 2000 and 2008, 2x Head Coach for USA’s World Championship Teams in 1999 and 2012, and 2x USA Boxing “Coach of the Year”. He also led Team USA’s World Team to victory with four gold medals at the 1999 Men’s World Championships and five medals at the 2012 Women’s World Championships.
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