Wheelchair & Ambulatory Sports, USA

Where Excellence is Achieved

International Wheelchair & Amputee Sports Federation

2014 IWAS World Junior Games
August 3-8, 2014 - Stoke Mandeville, UK

Sports to be Contested

  1. Archery
  2. Athletics (Track & Field)
  3. Race Running
  4. Powerlifting
  5. Shooting
  6. Swimming
  7.  Table Tennis
  8. Wheelchair Fencing
  9. Para Triathlon

WASUSA Junior Athletes and coaches/staff are encouraged to apply for the 2014 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 (Will be posted shortly).  Being a WASUSA member in good standing is encouraged!
  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 2012 NJDC event or other sanctioned event (which will be posted on the WASUSA website).

Additional information will be posted on the website as it is available. 

Tentative Schedule of 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

Track & Field

Swimming

Archery

Para-Triathlon