National Team

USA Wheelchair Rugby Nominates 12 athletes for Rio

Jen Allred on July 24, 2016

USA Wheelchair Rugby is pleased to announce the names of the 12 athletes that have been nominated to represent the United States in Rio.

Chuck Aoki    Minneapolis, MN
Jeff Butler      Austin, TX
Josh Brewer   Battle Ground, WA
Chad Cohn   Tucson, AZ
Lee Fredette   East Moriches, NY
Anthony McDaniel Navarre, FL
Chuck Melton   Richview, IL
Eric Newby   Littleton, CO
Kory Puderbaugh  San Diego, CA
Jason Regier  Centennial, CO
Adam Scaturro  Lakewood, CO
Josh Wheeler   San Tan Valley, AZ

Seth McBride
Alejandro Pabon
Joe Delagrave
Nick Springer

“The journey to this moment has been filled with extreme lows and ultimate highs, ” said Coach Gumbert. ” The challenge moving forward is to learn from each of these and capitalize on good momentum moving forward.  Today’s selection represents the next chapter in USAWR history, these 12 athletes will carry on the strong tradition and standards of those who went before them as we look to Rio in September.”

The U.S. will open play in Rio on September 14th.

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