Provided by the
Men’s and Women’s University of Illinois Wheelchair Basketball Teams
NEDSRA Jr. Bulls Peoria Wildcats
Date: October 24, 2009 Date: November 28, 2009
Contact person: Adam Kramer (630) 620-4500 Contact person: Katie Hogan (309) 691-1929
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: NEDSRA Gym Location: Prairieland Elementary
1770 W. Centennial Place, Addison 1300 E. Raab Road, Normal, IL 61761
Windy City Warriors
Date: October 31, 2009
Contact person: Kevin Hosea (630) 681-0962
Date: December 5, 2009
Contact person: Tom Daily (847) 406-9701
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Warrenville Park District Gym Location: Greats Lakes Naval Base
Sheridan Drive, Building #4, Great Lakes
Rockford Jr. Chariots
Date: October 31, 2009
Contact person: Abby Oakley (815) 987-1610
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Rockford Indoors Sports Center
8800 E. Riverside Blvd., Loves Park
NMSRA Spokebenders Chicago RIC
Contact person: Trisha Breitlow (847) 392-2848 Contact person: TBA
For further information contact:
Illinois High School Association University of Illinois
Dave Gannaway Mike Frogley
Ph. (309) 663-6377 Ph. (217) 333-4624
Who What is Available For Athletes
Students in elementary and secondary school in Illinois who Clinics are provided each year sponsored by the Illinois High
are eligible and interested in wheelchair basketball are wel- School Association. These clinics are facilitated by Coach
come to contact someone listed on the contact list for further Mike Frogley, Head Coach of the University of Illinois Men’s
information. Students who are new to the sport or unsure if and Women’s Basketball Team, and/or athletes and assistant
they are eligible to play are welcome. All students who par- coaches from the University of Illinois wheelchair teams.
ticipate in wheelchair basketball must be able to push a man- These clinics will be listed on the ihsa web in late September.
ual wheelchair. Area teams conduct full schedules during the winter months.
A list of teams and contact person is included.
Eligible University of Illinois conducts camps during July for athletes
Students who are eligible to play wheelchair basketball are not and also conducts a team camp. For further information you
just those who use a wheelchair on a daily basis. Others who can go to the following websites: www.disability.uiuc.edu or
might be eligible include students with orthopedic impair- www.ihsa.org and go to the wheelchair basketball link
ments, permanent knee injuries, leg length discrepancies and
also those students with lower extremity weakness, spinal
cord injuries spina bifida, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis,
traumatic brain injury or amputation. Students who are
unable to participate in able-bodied basketball may be eligi-
ble to play wheelchair basketball. Parents, coaches, officials,
administrators and other interested individuals are also more
than welcome to get involved in wheelchair basketball