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Juniors to College

Juniors to College

This is a must see informational session that will help student-athletes focus on what is needed to prepare for the intercollegiate student-athlete experience.

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Paralympic Junior Basketball Clinic presented by Invacare Top End

Paralympic Junior Basketball Clinic presented by Invacare Top End

JV or Varsity Athletes have the opportunity to attend a junior basketball clinic with Paralympic athletes Paul Schulte, Pat Anderson, David Eng, Nate Hines and Opie Lade.

Saturday, April 18th
9:45a.m.–10:45am
Location: Court 1 and 4

Limited Space. Sign up at the Invacare Top End booth by 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 17th. Participants will be drawn at random and winners will be posted on the Invacare Top End Facebook page and listed in the Invacare Top End booth.

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Division III National Tournament Rankings

Division III March Ranking and National Tournament Seeding

1. WisconsinThunder
2. Turnstone Bandits
3. Carolina Tarwheels
4. NRH Ambassadors
5. Miami Heat Wheels
6. Richmond Rimriders
7. San Antonio ParaSport Spurs
8. London Forest City Flyers
9. Detroit Diehards
10. Memphis Rollin’ Grizzlies
11. TIRR Houston Hotwheels
12. Charlotte Hornets
13. CRS Hotwheels
14. Tampa Strong Dogs
15. Fayetteville Flyers
16. Music City Lightning
17. Georgia Hawks
18. Ft Lauderdale Sharks
19. Magee Spokesman
20. Tusla Rollin’ Roustabouts
21. Moraine Minutemen
22. Pittsburgh Steelwheelers
23. Portland Wheelblazers
24. Seattle Sonics

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RehabCare and the NWBA Announce a Platinum Partnership

COLORADO SPRINGS – February 10, 2015 – The National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) today announced a Platinum partnership with RehabCare, the leading and premier provider of physical, occupational and speech-language rehabilitation services in 47 states. RehabCare provides therapy throughout the full continuum of care, including long-term acute care hospitals, nursing and rehabilitation centers, inpatient acute rehab
units, independent rehabilitation facilities and hospice and home care locations.

This is the first-time the NWBA will work with a professional partner who can provide technical assistance to help implement the new Classification system for the NWBA players. The NWBA plans to use this program as a model to implement a long-term program across the country to professionalize the classification system, critical in the Paralympic movement to provide athletes with physical disabilities better opportunities to fair and equitable competition.

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TWO VETERANS MAKE NWBA HIGH PERFORMANCE HISTORY

TWO VETERANS MAKE NWBA HIGH PERFORMANCE HISTORY

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO February 10, 2015- For 20 years, there have been no veterans in the NWBA’s High Performance Pool. This year, two retired Marines participated in the 2015 USA Men’s National Selection camp. Marine Corporal Jorge Salazar (retired) and Sergeant Anthony McDaniel Jr. (retired) competed for spots and changed history for veterans in the NWBA. These Marines represented the first veterans in the last two decades to make the NWBA High Performance Pool.

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REWALK ROBOTICS AND NWBA ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

REWALK ROBOTICS AND NWBA ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO- February 6, 2015- The National Wheelchair Basketball Association and the ReWalk Robotics Company are proud to announce a partnership with the purpose of strengthening and increasing the reach of both brands. Both the NWBA and ReWalk share a common mission to provide opportunities to individuals with physical disabilities. Through this partnership, the NWBA and ReWalk will strategically work together to gain more input and awareness from the community and increase opportunities for one other.

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Division III February Rankings

The Division III Executive Committee has released their rankings for February. These 24 Division III teams have completed their post season applications and have been invited to compete in the 2015 NWBA National Tournament. If you are in the Top 24 below please be sure to register and pay your tournament entry fees by March 4th. Click HERE to register for the 2015 NWBA National Tournament.

Division III February Rankings

1. Turnstone Bandits
2. Carolina Tarwheels
3. NRH Ambassadors
4. Miami Heat Wheels
5. Richmond Rimriders
6. San Antonio ParaSport Spurs
7. London Forest City Flyers
8. Detroit Diehards
9. Memphis Rollin’ Grizzlies
10. TIRR Hotwheels
11. Tampa Bay Strong Dogs
12. Charlotte Rollin’ Hornets
13. CRS Hotwheels
14. Wisconsin Thunder
15. Fayetteville Flyers
16. Music City Lightning
17. Georgia Hawks
18. Ft. Lauderdale Sharks
19. Magee Spokesmen
20. Tulsa Rollin’ Roustabouts
21. Moraine Minutemen
22. Pittsburgh Steelwheelers
23. Portland Wheel Blazers
24. Seattle Sonics

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