Wheelchair

Football

NEW SUMMER/FALL 2022

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Wheelchair Football

August 14th-October 30th

Sunday 2:30-4:00 pm

Central High School

Fee: $45

 

 

Removing Barriers,

Creating Opportunities,

so that all may live healthier lives.

 

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN MARCH 15TH, 2022 FOR WHEELCHAIR FOOTBALL

Scholarships are available, no one will be denied participation due to financial concerns. Disabled Veterans may play for free.

Move United Wheelchair Football Clinic

Saturday, June 11th 9:00-4:30 pm

Sunday, June 12th 9:00-1:30 pm

Logan High School

Fee: Free

Coaches attend Saturday and Sunday.

STAR Center will be hosting one of three Move United Wheelchair Football Clinics in the country. Come and learn from national leaders in the sport of wheelchair football.

Individuals who attend will learn about the sport of wheelchair football and will be provided with an overview of the USA Wheelchair Football League Athlete Development Model. Trainees will practice what they learned through hands-on drills and supervised student instruction time.

All equipment will be provided. No direct experience is necessary, but some knowledge about the game of football will be helpful.

Professionals who attend this training may include adaptive physical education teachers, therapeutic recreation professionals, individuals working at Move United affiliate locations, VA employees, etc. 

Lunch will be provided both days.

Athletes attend Sunday.

STAR Center will be hosting one of three Move United Wheelchair Football Clinics in the country. 

Athletes who attend will provide trainees with hands-on experience during their supervised student instruction time.

Athletes will learn from national leaders in the sport of wheelchair football. All equipment will be provided.

Lunch will be provided.

Who can

play?

All ages, youth and adult. CO-ED Anyone who has a mobility challenge. Spina Bifida, Spinal cord injury, CP, Congenital limb issues, amputations, leg length discrepancy, short stature, Muscular dystrophy, Parkinson's, MS, motor Dyspraxia, limited range of motion, balance issues, post stroke

Individuals maybe independent ambulators, use assistive devices, or wheelchairs. You do not need to be a community wheelchair user to participate.

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What should I bring?

Water bottle

Comfortable clothing

Bike gloves

If you have a sport wheelchair, please bring it

Parent or Care Giver is welcome to attend

MEET OUR COACHES

Come back later. This will be updated soon.

In case of inclement weather, the STAR Association reserves the right to cancel a session.  Participants will be notified via TeamSnap.

The STAR Association follows CDC and State, and County Health Department recommendations for COVID Mitigation.  We recommend that all who are eligible to get a vaccine to do so.  Masks, Social Distancing and good hand washing will be required at all STAR programs.

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Move United wheelchair football photos and testimonials. (Photo by Reed Hoffmann on 9/26/20)

NIKON D500, Aperture Priority, SUNNY white balance, ISO 320, 1/1000 at f/5.6 in multi-segment metering, 0.0 EV, Nikkor AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II lens at 75mm.  Photo copyright Reed Hoffmann.

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