Navigation Links
12 Local Athletes and Coaches Chosen for U.S. Wheelchair Basketball Team
Date:9/23/2009

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States has been invited to participate in the inaugural Australian Paralympic Youth Games in Melbourne, Australia, in October. The wheelchair basketball team includes nine athletes and three coaches from Courage Center in Golden Valley, Minn. The competition takes place October 5-11 at the Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre. The Paralympic event includes teams from throughout Australia plus international teams of athletes age 20 years or younger as of December 31, 2009.

    The U.S. roster includes:
    (* Courage Center representative)

    Athletes
    Greg Anger, 20, Milwaukee, Wis., Missouri Tigers
    *Robert Doyle, 16, Eden Prairie, Courage Center Junior Rolling
     Timberwolves
    *Ben Kenyon, 18, Minnetonka, Minn., Wisconsin-Whitewater (Courage Center
     alum)
    Dylan Fischbach, 14, Nebraska Red Dawgs, South Dakota
    *Joe Dixon, 16, Lakeville, Minn., Courage Center Junior Rolling
     Timberwolves
    Jon Ruiz, 15, Chicago, Ill., Windy City Warriors
    *Mark Braun, 15, Mounds View, Minn., Courage Center Junior Rolling
     Timberwolves
    *Rose Hollermann, 13, Elysian, Minn., Courage Center Junior Rolling
     Timberwolves
    *Derrick Bisnett, 16, Bismarck, N.D., Courage Center Junior Rolling
     Timberwolves
    *Robbie Wilhelm, 18, St. Paul, Minn., Courage Center Junior Rolling
     Timberwolves
    *Connor Downes, 18, Rosemount, Minn., Missouri Tigers (Courage Center
     alum)
    Sam Blakley, 16, Utah, Utah Wheelin' Jazz

    Staff
    *Mike Bauler, Head coach, New Hope, Courage Center Junior Rolling
     Timberwolves
    Trent Thenhaus, assistant coach, Chicago, Ill., Windy City Warriors
    *Brendan Downes, assistant coach, Rosemount, Minn., Arizona Wildcats
    *Jeff Downes, team manager, Dallas, Texas, Courage Center Junior Rolling
     Timberwolves
    *Tim Kenyon, assistant team manager, Minnetonka, Minn., Courage Center
     Junior Rolling Timberwolves

More Info:

www.wsv.org.au/events/australian-paralympic-youth-games.html

About Courage Center:

Courage Center is a nonprofit rehabilitation and resource center that advances the lives of children and adults experiencing barriers to health and independence. At Courage Center, we specialize in treating brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, chronic pain, autism, and disabilities experienced since birth. Founded in 1928, Minneapolis-based Courage Center offers advanced technologies and innovation provided in part through the efforts of thousands of volunteers and donors. For more information visit www.CourageCenter.org.

    Contact:  W. Mike Bauler, Courage Center, 612-388-4689,
              mike.bauler@couragecenter.org
              Sue Warner, 763-520-0263,
              sue.warner@couragecenter.org


'/>"/>
SOURCE Courage Center
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Katie Lee Joel to Conduct Cooking Demonstration for Local Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease
2. AstraZeneca Leads Local Walking Movement
3. On September 7th Local Organizations Partner to Celebrate Healthy Steps
4. Houston Texans Star Players Ahman Green and Matt Schaub Help Easter Seals, Avondale House and Local Families Tackle Autism
5. AstraZeneca Joins Local Walking Movement
6. Local Artists Unite in the Fight Against AIDS
7. Locally Produced Health Series Nominated for Emmy in its First Year
8. Major differences revealed in how local authorities in the UK support disabled people
9. Peer-Reviewed, Online Database Showcases Local, County and State Pandemic Planning
10. Help Raise Awareness of Obesity - Annual Walk From Obesity Invites Participants to Join a Walk in Their Local Area
11. Five Local Residents Vie to be Philadelphias Biggest 2007 Local Loser
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/12/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... IsoComforter, Inc. ... products, announced today the introduction of an innovative new design of the shoulder pad. ... so you get maximum comfort while controlling your pain while using cold therapy. By ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Asante, a nationally recognized health ... expanded their existing home health joint venture through an agreement, effective October 1, ... joint venture home health company with Asante, delivering clinically integrated care, for the ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 ... ... of Parsa Mohebi Hair Restoration, has recently contributed a medical article to the ... doctors, on cosmetictown.com. Dr. Mohebi’s article spotlights the hair transplant procedure known as ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... ... Leading pediatric oncology experts at Children’s National Health System will ... the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) Oct. 12-15. Chaired by Jeffrey ... Disorders at Children’s National, and Stephen P. Hunger, M.D., Chief of the Division ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... RAPIDS, Mich. (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 ... ... Wellness, has been named one of Michigan’s 2017 Best and Brightest in Wellness® ... and Brightest in Wellness® awards program on Friday, Oct. 20 from 7:30 a.m. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/2/2017)... 2017 The Rebound mobile app is poised to ... the tide of prescription drug addiction. The app empowers users ... and stepping down their dosage in a safe, controlled manner ... 2017; the first 100,000 people to sign up will enjoy ... ...
(Date:9/28/2017)... 2017 Cohen Veterans Bioscience and Early Signal ... wearable and home sensors for real-time monitoring of patients ... a nonprofit organization focused on disruptive health solutions for ... analytical system to record and integrate behavioral, cognitive, physiological ... ...
(Date:9/27/2017)... and NEW YORK , Sept. 27, 2017  DarioHealth ... and big data solutions, today announced that its MyDario product is expected ... local TV listings for when The Dr. Oz Show airs in your ... The nine-time Emmy ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: