School aged boys and girls with a permanent lower body limitation play competitive wheelchair basketball in our year-round Junior Wheelchair Cavaliers Basketball program.The team is part of the Midwest Conference, run by the National Wheelchair Basketball Association. Each year, the team travels to play in several different weekend tournaments. In the 2016-2017 season, our team finished in 9th place at the Junior Division Midwest Conference Championship in Fort Wayne. We have had two players earn college scholarships to compete in college wheelchair basketball!
The Junior Wheelchair Cavaliers Basketball program is made possible through our partnerships with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Invacare Top End.
Isaiah Johnson was born with an abundance of motivation and attitude. At 12 years old, he is an aspiring Olympian in Wheelchair Basketball. He is an athlete whose focus is clear. Isaiah, born prematurely, and weighing only 2 lb. 8 oz. spent the first two months of his life in the NICU at Akron Children’s […] Read more