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Paralympic Sport Clubs Recognized for Excellence

U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, has recognized 14 Paralympic Sport Clubs that have achieved excellence for the first time or moved up a level from 2014. Created in 2013, the excellence program is designed to support Paralympic Sport Clubs as they evolve their sport programming in areas such as athlete identification and coaching education, and recognize their contributions to growing the Paralympic movement in the United States.

Gold Medal awardees

  • Ability 360, Phoenix
  • Arizona Disabled Sports, Mesa
  • Community Rowing, Brighton, Massachusetts
  • Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association, Lake Forest, Illinois
  • Lakeshore Foundation, Birmingham, Alabama
  • National Ability Center, Park City, Utah
  • Northeast Passage, Durham, New Hampshire

Silver Medal awardees

  • Bridge II Sports, Durham, North Carolina

Bronze Medal awardees

  • Cincinnati Recreation Commission, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Carolinas HealthCare System, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, Golden Valley, Minnesota
  • STRIDE Adaptive Sports, Rensselaer, New York
  • Spaulding Adaptive Sports, East Sandwich, Massachusetts
  • Youth Challenge, Westlake, Ohio