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FINAL USA WOMEN’S WHEELCHAIR BASKETBAL ROSTER SET
Will compete at largest Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championship in history...
The Championship Division has released its December Top 20 rankings.
1) Dallas Wheelchair Mavericks...
The Junior Division is now accepting applications for the 2014 Junior Division High School All-Academic Team. The application below will outline the criteria and processes for submission. Please be sure to return your application to Christopher Rathje no later than February 15, 2014.
The NWBA is seeking a Director of High Performance. Please click the document below for information on the position and how to apply. All applications must be received by call of business December 19, 2013.
Matt Scott is another one of our high performance athletes who lives and plays professionally abroad--he has been in Turkey for six years! Read about his playing experience overseas and his favorite parts about his new home:
Name: Matt Scott
Hometown: Istanbul, Turkey
Current Country of Residence and amount of time you’ve been there: Turkey for 6 incredible years
Current team (other than USA): Sedat Incesu
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! We hope you were able to get some great family time in during the holiday. This year, we asked some of our High Performance players to tell us their favorite part about Thanksgiving and what they’re most thankful for! Check it out:
FROM THE ATHLETES:...
The invitations for the 2014 USA Men's and Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team tryouts have gone out to all athletes. Tryouts for both teams will be held January 2-6, 2014. The men will hold their tryouts at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center and the women will hold their tryouts at Lakeshore Foundation. The athletes below have accepted invitations to the USA Men's and Women's Tryouts. These athletes will be competing for up to 18 spots to make the 2014 team. The final 12 athletes will be selected in the Spring to compete at the World Championships.
USA Women's Tryout List:...
The invitations for the 2014 USA Men's and Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team tryouts have gone out to all athletes. We will announce the list of tryout attendees early next week. Tryouts for both teams will be held January 2-6, 2014. The men will hold their tryouts at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center and the women will hold their tryouts at Lakeshore Foundation. Both teams will compete at the World Championships in 2014.
Team USA member Courtney Ryan grew up as a stand out soccer star. She played collegiate soccer at Metropolitan State University of Denver and earned First Team All-American honors during her career. Learn how she has translated her soccer experience to wheelchair basketball and hear about some of her inspiring views about sports and life.
Name: Courtney Ryan
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Current Team (other than USA): University of Arizona Wildcats
Tryouts for the 2014 USA Men's and Women's World Championship Teams are set for January 2-6, 2014. The women will hold their tryouts at Lakeshore Foundation in Birmingham, AL while the men will head to the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO. The list of players and staff for the 2014 season will be released in the upcoming weeks after athletes accept/deny their invitations.
The scoreboard is now available for you to post your tournament and game scores. Please use the link below to input all information. This information can also be found under the resources tab. Scores may take 1-2 business days to post.
The University of Alabama is looking to hire a head coach for their men's and women's programs. Please see the links below for additional information on job descriptions. All questions regarding the positions should be directed to Director of Adapted Athletics, Dr. Brent Hardin.
Miles Thompson former University of Alabama Head Coach for the men and Assistant Coach for the USA Women's team from 2010-2012 will be heading to Great Britain to run their senior women's program and U25 team.