48th TAHPERD Convention Keynote Speaker Rohan Murphy

Rohan Murphy’s story has been featured on ABC news, Sports Illustrated, and many more publications.  Rohan, who lost both his legs at birth, had a very successful high school wrestling career and went on to wrestle at Penn State University. In addition to wrestling, Murphy is an accomplished power lifter who has competed in international competitions all over the world.  You won’t want to miss his powerful and motivational message that has inspired so many to exercise and live a healthy lifestyle!  

Learn More about Rohan Murphy:
ABC’s 20/20 Feature Story
Fox Sports Feature
Nike Commercial

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Ms. Andrea Burton is the Executive Director of TAHPERD. She received her Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in dietetics, from Middle Tennessee State University in 2010.  In July of 2011, she became the Rutherford County Schools Coordinated School Health Assistant where she facilitates health screenings for the district. Andrea is very excited to serve as the new Executive Director for TAHPERD, she is here to listen, assist, and help you in any way possible.

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