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					                   Wheelchair Basketball
                     Clinic Schedules
                               Provided by the




                                                                                                     ILLINOIS
       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
                                                       GLASA Wave
                                                       Date: December 5, 2009
                                                       Contact person: Tom Daily (847) 406-9701
                                                                                                    Wheelchair
                                                                                                    Basketball
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


Other Contacts:
NMSRA Spokebenders                                     Chicago RIC
Contact person: Trisha Breitlow (847) 392-2848         Contact person: TBA
Rolling Meadows


                                    For further information contact:

 Illinois High School Association                            University of Illinois
 Dave Gannaway                                               Mike Frogley
 Ph. (309) 663-6377                                          Ph. (217) 333-4624
 e-mail:     dgannaway@ihsa.org
                  Wheelchair                                       Basketball
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