2009, 2010 & 2011 National Champions!!!!!!!!!!

The University of Alabama Wheelchair Basketball program started with a women's team in the fall of 2003. In the fall of 2006, the program added a men's wheelchair basketball. Both teams compete in the National Wheelchair Basketball Association.

Women's Wheelchair BBall Team

Men's Wheelchair BBall Team

The women's team has finished in the top 5 the last two years at the national tournament and is ranked 3rd for 2006 in the women's division of the national wheelchair basketball association.

Three of the women's team members are on the U.S. National team that won the Silver medal in the 2006 Wheelchair Basketball World Championships in Amsterdam. One of our team members is a member of the Canadian National Wheelchair Basketball Team that won the gold medal in Amsterdam. Six team members were selected to represent their respective countries at the Osaka Cup in Osaka, Japan in February 2006.

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Contact Information:
Brent Hardin, Director
University of Alabama Disability Sports
Phone: (205) 348-5109

Women's head coach: Elisha Williams
Men's head coach: Ford Buttram

Website Information:

How to Join:

The wheelchair basketball teams are open to students in good standing at the University of Alabama who have an ambulatory disability that would qualify them to participate under the rules of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association. For tryout information please contact the coaches of the respective teams.

Practice Schedules:

Women's Practice Time to 6:30 AM-8:30 AM; Monday-Friday
Men's Practice Time to 6:00 AM-8:00 AM; Monday-Friday