Adaptive Sports USA

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International Wheelchair & Amputee Sports Federation

2016 IWAS Under 23 World Games
June 30 - July 3, 2016 - Prague, Czech Republic

Sports to be Contested

  1. Athletics (Track & Field)
  2. Swimming
  3. Table Tennis
  4. Wheelchair Fencing
  5. Wheelchair Tennis

WASUSA will be sending a team in Athletics only. WASUSA is in discussion with the NGB's for table tennis and wheelchair fencing. It will be at the discretion of those NGBs whether athletes will also be sent for those two sports.

More information can be found at the Games website: http://www.prague2016.com

2016 Application

The 2016 application will go live on January 2, 2016 on our new website: www.adaptivesportsusa.org. The application will be an online application. It will be interactive. The athlete or parent will be able to complete the first portion of the application and then the application will be electronically passed to the athlete's coach to be completed. 

Application Guidelines

Athlete Application Guidelines


WASUSA Junior Athletes and coaches/staff are encouraged to apply for the 2016 Junior Team USA if they meet the following criteria:


  1. 30’s, 40’s and 50’s classifications for under 16, under 18, under 20, and under 23 age groups will compete.
  2. Athletes must have 2 or more years of competition experience at the national level (such as NJDC) or other sanctioned events. Athletes must meet WASUSA emerging elite qualifying standards, which will be posted no later than January 2, 2016.  
  3. Staff/coaches must have 2 years of national coaching experience.
  4. Selection process will utilize qualifying emerging elite standards based upon athlete’s results from the 2015 NJDC event or other sanctioned events. 

Staff Job Descriptions

Please click on the following job descriptions to learn more about the roles and responsibilities of being a staff member.

Team Leader

Assistant Team Leader

Equipment Manager

Head Coach

Assistant Coach

Medical

Standards for Athletes

2016 Standards will be released on or before January 2, 2016.