Head Coach Algis Shalna

Date of Birth: 9/12/59 Hometown: Kaunas, Lithuania Residence: Williston, VT
Education: Institute of Physical Culture, Kaunas, Lithuania

US Biathlon Coach Since 1991; US Olympic Biathlon Coach: 1994, 1998, and 2002. Algis is the head coach for the World Cup and World Championships Team. He works with a group of athletes in Jericho which includes, Jill Krause Beste, Sara Granroth and Sarah Riley. Algis emphasizes the small details that can be the difference between success and failure in biathlon. As a 1984 Olympic Gold Medalist in the Menšs Relay, Algis has developed into a highly respected coach on the international scene. His main goal is to bring US athletes to the podium.

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