Armando Ornelas

Title: Head Coach

Organization: LA Avengers Power Soccer Team

Bio: Armando Ornelas is the director of the power soccer program based at Glendale Community College. He saw an opportunity to support his son's aspiration to play a competitive sport and he continues to give others the same enjoyment. His late son Kyle passed away from Duchenne at the age of 23 in 2018.

2019 FUTURES: FUN Panel

This panel discusses adaptive sports, activities, and equipment for individuals with Duchenne.

Armando Ornelas

Head Coach

LA Avengers Power Soccer Team

Austin Edenfield, ATP

Quantum Product & Technical Education Manager

Pride Mobility

Melissa McIntyre, PT, DPT

Physical therapist

University of Utah Health

Tanja Kari, MS

Program Director


Jeffrey Rosenbluth, MD

Medical Director, Spinal Cord Injury Acute Rehabilitation Program

University of Utah Health Sciences Center