Caytlin Lucas

Caytlin LucasSport: Track and Field  Hometown: Edgerton, Ohio  What makes Caytlin tick? Describe yourself in three words. Smart, Athletic & Caring Why are sports important to you? Sports are important to me because of the outlook on my life it’s given.…

Goalball

Goalball You are on an indoor athletic court and you can’t see. It is quiet. Suddenly, you hear a ball, with three bells on the inside, coming at you at nearly 40 mph. Your teammates are relying on you to stop…

7 Reasons to Invest in a Multi-Sport Camp

7 Reasons to Invest in a Multi-Sport Camp7 Reasons to Invest in a Multi-Sport Camp If you’re considering sending your young athlete to a camp this summer, you may want to look into a multi-sport camp rather than a sport-specific camp. “Anything we can do to give…

Julia Gaffney – E-Team Alumni

Julia Gaffney – E-Team AlumniSport: Swimming Hometown: Mayflower, AR   What makes Julia tick? Describe yourself in three words: Active, social, competitive Why are sports important to you? I like being competitive and a team player and the fun of it and I like…

Jakob Gorton

Jakob GortonSport: Wheelchair Basketball Hometown: Yorktown, VA Social Media: Instagram and Twitter = @jwheels_1 Jakob Gorton is humble and persistent athlete who enjoys connecting with friends through playing sports, especially wheelchair basketball, which he says helps to keep him in shape.…

Michael Guiney

Michael GuineySport: Wheelchair Basketball Hometown: Bourbonnais, IL Instagram: @guiney_mike   Michael Guiney is a 16-year-old wheelchair basketball player from Bourbonnais, Illinois. When Michael first started adapted sports he was 13, it was an adaptive archery program his dad found that started…

Catherine Faherty

Catherine FahertySport: Wheelchair Basketball Hometown: Norwell, MA Catherine Faherty is a competitive athlete and points out the importance of sports in helping her build friendships and learn valuable life lessons. If someone was thinking of trying adaptive sports, she says, “because…

Jian Jackson

Jian JacksonSport: Wheelchair Basketball Hometown: Hoover, AL Social Media: #gojian What makes Jian tick?   Describe yourself in three words. Organized, independent, determined Why are sports important to you? Sports help me to stay active, to reduce stress and to forget…

Navigating Between Sport Seasons

Navigating Between Sport Seasons  HOW TO HELP ATHLETES NAVIGATE BETWEEN SPORT SEASONS   Serious student-athletes are being pulled in so many directions now: from academic responsibilities, to school and club sports with seasons that often overlap. Everyone wants those teams to do well,…