USA Wheelchair Basketball Men's & Women's National Teams Announced Print E-mail
Written by John Hamre   

Twelve players have been nominated to the 2012 USA Men's Paralympic Team.


Class 1.0

Ian Lynch- Brooklyn Park, MN

Eric Barber- Whitewater, WI

Class 2.5

Trevon Jenifer- Huntington, MD

Jason Nelms- Detroit, MI

Jeremy Lade- Janesville, WI

Class 3.0

Paul Schulte- Bradenton, FL

Will Waller- Hudson, OH

Class 3.5

Steve Serio- Long Island, NY

Matt Scott- Detroit, MI

Josh Turek- Omaha, NE

Class 4.0

Joe Chambers- Davis, CA

Class 4.5

Nate Hinze- Ripon, WI


The coaching staff of the 2012 USA Women’s Paralympic Basketball team are very pleased to announce the following athletes have been nominated to represent the United States in the sport of women’s wheelchair basketball.  This year’s squad is looking to build upon it’s recent gold medal performance at the 2011 Parapan Games in Guadalajara, Mexico and defend it’s Gold Medal from the Beijing Paralympic Games.


Class 1.0

Mary Allison Milford – Birmingham, Alabama

Class 1.5

Darlene Hunter – Arlington, Texas

Jennifer Chew – Littleton, Colorado

Class 2.0

Jennifer Poist – Tucson, Arizona

Class 2.5

Alana Nichols – Wheatridge, Colorado

Becca Murray – Germantown, Wisconsin

Sarah Binsfeld – Vadnais Heights, Minnesota

Sarah Castle – Lee’s Summit, Missouri

Class 3.5

Desiree Miller – Whitewater, Wisconsin

Rose Hollermann – Elysian, Minnesota

Class 4.0

Andrea Woodson-Smith – Durham, North Carolina

Class 4.5

Natalie Schneider – Ord, Nebraska

Named as Alternates for the 2012 team are:

Gail Gaeng – Frederick, Maryland

Jennifer Ruddell – Gilbert, Arizona


Head Coach: David Kiley – Mooresville, South Carolina

Team Leader: Jeff Downes – Dallas, Texas

Defensive Coordinator: Miles Thompson – Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Assistant Coach: Matt Buchi – Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Assistant Coach: Dan Price – Whitewater, Wisconsin

Certified Athletic Trainer – Kris Gratias, Birmingham, Alabama 

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 July 2012 22:55