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US National Team

US National Team

Injured Servicemen and Women: Train and learn the game with the #1 ranked 2011-2012 U.S. Paralympics Wheelchair Rugby National Team.

May 21 - 24, 2012

at Lakeshore Foundation
4000 Ridgeway Drive
Birmingham, AL 35209

QUALIFICATIONS FOR WHEELCHAIR RUGBY:

• Spinal cord injury that affects at least three limbs
• Amputation in four extremities
• Neurological impairment in four limbs
• Physical impairments in four limbs to include hands and/or feet
• Combination of any of the above

 

Hosted by USQRA & USA Wheelchair Rugby with appreciation to Lakeshore Foundation

RSVP to Mandy Goff at mandyg@lakeshore.org or 205.313.7437.

 

The grant funding for this program is awarded by U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee, through funding provided by Veterans Affairs. The grants are provided to facilitate the growth of Paralympic sport programming for disabled Veterans and disabled members of the Armed Forces. Airfare, accomodations, and ground transportation provided for injured servicemember only.
 


 


 

 

2012 USA Wheelchair Rugby Selection Camp

 

 

The following athletes have accepted and will be attending the 2012 USA Wheelchair Rugby Selection Camp. The camp will take place at Lakeshore Foundation in Birmingham, AL, December 14-18, 2011. For questions, please contact Mandy Goff, National Team Manager, at mandyg@lakeshore.org or 205-313-7437.

Chuck Aoki
Travis Anderson
Clayton Braun
CJ Brown
Jeromy Brown
Jeff Butler
Eric Chase
Andy Cohn
Chad Cohn
Joe Delegrave
Rob Deller
Jarrett Dreyer
Landon Groff
Will Groulx
Derrick Helton
Scott Hogsett
Cody Kingsland
Seth McBride
Delvin McMillian
Chuck Melton
Jeff Odom
Mike Peacock
Jason Regier
Adam Scaturo
Emily Shryock
Nick Springer
Chance Sumner
Josh Wheeler
Andy Zimmer
Mark Zupan

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USA Selects 2011 Team
 
USA Wheelchair Rugby is pleased to announce the selection of the 2011 USA Wheelchair Rugby Team. The team which was selected at the recent USA tryouts in Birmingham, Alabama will represent the United States in competition at the American Zonal’s in Bogota, Columbia in September 2011.
 
USA head coach James Gumbert commented, “We have upgraded several positions with more depth and overall youth as well as athleticism”. The USA is coming off a 2010 undefeated World Championship campaign and is seeded number 1 in the world. The success of the program has been attributed to many things but Gumbert points out “it has been the sacrifices, determination and hard work from everyone involved with the program that has got us to where we are today”.
 
Those selected to the team are:
Travis Anderson (Tucson, AZ)
Chuck Aoki *(Tucson, AZ)
Clayton Braun (St Louis, MO)
Andy Cohn** (San Diego, CA)
Chad Cohn* (Tucson, AZ)
Joe Delagrave* (Phoenix, AZ)
Will Groulx** (Portland, OR)
Derrick Helton* (Tucson, AZ)
Scott Hogsett** (Chandler, AZ)
Seth McBride** (Portland, OR)
Delvin McMillan (Birmingham, AL)
Jeff Odom (Austin, TX)
Jason Reiger** (Denver, CO)
Adam Scaturo* (Denver, CO)
Nick Springer** (Phoenix, AZ)
Josh Wheeler (Salt Lake City, UT)
 
 *Indicates World Champion
**Indicates Paralympic Champion
 
For more information visit  www.lakeshore.org
 
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World Championship Game
USA vs Australia 57 - 45
 
2010 World Wheelchair Rugby Championships
Gold Medal Winners


 
Team Members:
Chuck Aoki (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Andy Cohn (Tempe, Ariz.)
Chad Cohn (Tuscon, Ariz.)
Will Groulx (Portland, Ore.)
Derrick Helton (Tuscumbia, Mo.)
Scott Hogsett (Tempe, Ariz.)
Joe Delagrave (Phoenix, AZ)
Seth McBride (Portland, Ore.)
Jason Regier (Denver, Colo.)
Adam Scaturro (Lakewood, Colo.)
Nick Springer (St. Petersburg, Fla./New York, NY)
Chance Sumner (Denver, Colo.)

Alternates:
Clayton Braun (St. Louis, Mo.)
Brent Poppen (Paso Robles, Calif.)
Jeff Odom (Austin, TX)

Staff:
Gary Pate (Homewood, AL)
Bob Murray (Las Vegas, NV)
James Gumbert (Austin, TX)
Ed Suhr (Portland, OR)
Dave Cerutti (Tampa, FL)
Patty Cornelius (Birmingham, AL)
Troy McGuirk (San Diego, CA)
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2010 U.S. Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby Team

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama
December 21, 2009

Twelve athletes have been nominated to the 2010 U.S. Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby Team. The team was announced following a three-day tryout camp held at Lakeshore Foundation, an official U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Site. With their sights set on the 2010 World Championships in Vancouver, this team will first represent the United States at the Demolition Derby which will be held at Lakeshore Foundation the weekend of January 22, 2010.

Head coach James Gumbert (Austin, Texas) said that the group of athletes selected for the 2010 team represent one of the best rugby teams in the history of U.S. Rugby. The U.S. is currently the top-ranked wheelchair rugby team in the world.

2010 U.S. Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby Team:

Chuck Aoki (Minneapolis, Minn.) Andy Cohn (Tempe, Ariz.) Chad Cohn (Tuscon, Ariz.) Will Groulx (Portland, Ore.) Derrick Helton (Tuscumbia, Mo.) Scott Hogsett (Tempe, Ariz.) Bryan Kirkland (Leeds, Ala.) Seth McBride (Portland, Ore.) Jason Regier (Denver, Colo.) Adam Scaturro (Lakewood, Colo.) Nick Springer (St. Petersburg, Fla./New York, NY) Chance Sumner (Denver, Colo.)

Alternates: Clayton Braun (St. Louis, Mo.) Brent Poppen (Paso Robles, Calif.) Mark Zupan (Austin, TX)

 


2010 USA Wheelchair Rugby World Championships Tryout Camp Invitation List

[Click HERE to download this list]

The following people have been invited to the 2010 USA Wheelchair Rugby World Championships Tryout Camp in December:

Travis Anderson,  Chuck Aoki,  Matt Bambrough,   Jace Beck, Clayton Braun,  Brian Burger,  Austin Cogar,  Andy Cohn, Chad Cohn,  Joe Delagrave,  Rob Deller,  Nick Fonner,  Landon Groff,  Will Groulx,  Derrick Helton,  Scott Hogsett,  Eric Ingram,  Bryan Kirkland,  Ryan Lindstrom,  Norm Lyduch,  Lee Mercado,  Seth McBride,  Delvin McMillan,  Kerri Morgan, Eric Newby,  Gabe Nyrkkanen,  Jeff Odom,  Tim Ostler,  Brent Poppen,  Jason Regier,  Adam Scaturro,  Mike Schamburg, Steve Servis,  Emily Shryock,  Nick Springer,  Scott Stokes, Chance Sumner,  Josh Wheeler,  Joel Wilmoth,  Max Woodbury,  Mark Zupan


The 2009 US National Team will compete at the 2009 International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation Americas Zone Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 26-31.

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Will Groulx nominated for ESPY

ESPY awards are given annually to athletes in recognition of elite accomplishment in sports. This year one of our own, Will Groulx, is nominated as Best Male Athlete with a Disability for his performance as a member of the undefeated USA Quad Rugby team in the 2008 Summer Olympics.  Read More

Riley Batt #3 Team Australia. Will Groulx #10 Team USA, Nick Springer #9 Team USA photographs by Jeff Regier

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2008 US National Team

 

       

Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games
September 12-16, 2008 - Beijing, China

 

 

 

 

  PARALYMPIC SEEDING  

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19

 United States
 
Australia
 Canada
 Great Britain
 New Zealand
 Japan
 Germany
 China
USA
AUS
CAN
GBR
NZL
JPN
GER
CHN

Team Rosters

Pools

 Pool A
 1) USA - United States
 3) CAN - Canada
 6) JPN - Japan
 8) CHN - China

 Pool B
 2) AUS - Australia
 4) GBR - Great Britain
 5) NZL - New Zealand
 7) GER - Germany

Friday, 12 September, 2008

Time

 Teams

 Score 
13:00 USA vs. CHN 65-30
15:00 CAN vs. JPN 48-40
18:00 AUS vs. GER 47-36
20:00 GBR vs. NZL 39-38

Saturday, 13 September, 2008

Time

 Teams

 Score 
13:00 CAN vs. CHN 57-25
15:00 USA vs. JPN 44-37
18:00 AUS vs. NZL 39-38
20:00 GBR vs. GER 39-35

Sunday, 14 September, 2008

Time

 Teams

 Score 
13:00 JPN vs. CHN 55-38
15:00 USA vs. CAN 37-32
18:00 AUS vs. GBR
43-37
20:00 NZL vs. GER 40-37

Monday, 15 September, 2008

Time

 Teams

 Score 
13:00 3rd Pool A vs. 4th Pool B
JPN vs. GER
38-39
(OT)
15:00 3rd Pool B vs. 4th Pool A
NZL vs. CHN
47-34
18:00 1st Pool A vs. 2nd Pool B
USA vs. GBR
35-32
20:00 1st Pool B vs. 2nd Pool A
AUS vs. CAN
41-40
(OT)

Tuesday, 16 September, 2008

Time

 Teams

 Score 
13:00 L13 vs. L14
JPN vs. CHN
58-32
15:00 W14 vs. W13
GER vs.NZL
25-28
18:00  Bronze Medal Game 
 GBR vs. CAN
41-47
20:00  Gold Medal Game
  USA vs. AUS
53-44

2004 Paralympic Results

 2008 Beijing Paralympics
Final Standings

 Gold  United States of America
 Silver  Australia
 Bronze  Canada
 4th Place  Great Britain
 5th Place  New Zealand
 6th Place  Germany
 7th Place  Japan
 8th Place  China

July 21, 2008

OFFICIAL U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM RINGS RAISES MORE THAN $100,000 FOR TEAM USA

Colorado Springs, Colo. - The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) and Doreen Sullivan, President of Post No Bills, Inc. - the U.S. Olympic Team Licensee responsible for the design and development of the U.S. Olympic Team Rings - are proud to announce that sales of the rings have generated more than $100,000 in revenue to the U.S. Olympic Team. Sales of Team Rings benefit the training and development of Olympic and Paralympic athletes. more

Six athletes return from 2004 Paralympic Bronze Medal Team

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-Eleven athletes have been nominated to the 2008 U.S. Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby Team. The team was announced following a weekend tryout camp held at Lakeshore Foundation, an official U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Site. This team will represent the United States at the Paralympic Games in Beijing, China next September.  More

2008 U.S. Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby Team Selection Camp This Weekend at Lakeshore Foundation

December 12, 2007

Up to Twelve Athletes Will Be Selected to Represent U.S. at 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing, China

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-The 2008 U.S. Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby Team selection camp will be held at the Lakeshore Foundation, an official U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Site, December 14-16, 2007.  Two full days of tryout sessions will be held on Friday and Saturday and on Sunday, up to 12 athletes will be named to the 2008 U.S. Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby Team.  This team will represent the United States at the Paralympic Games in Beijing, China next September.  More