Continuing to Build the Legacy for the American Association of Adapted Sports Programs…through History Associates!

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Cofounder and former Executive Director, Beverly Vaughn, may have retired but that doesn’t mean she stopped working as an advocate for the organization. Vaughn remains engaged in a project, assisted by History Associates Inc., a group of professional archivists. Upon completion of her project, AAASP will launch an online, digital archive that serves both as a history of the movement begun by AAASP and …

Meet Christy Jones, Associate Director of AAASP!

Meet Christy Jones, Associate Director of AAASP!

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Christy Jones, coordinator and former coach of the Houston County Sharks of Warner Robins GA was named Associate Director of AAASP in July. Jones is attributed as a force in the start up of the Houston program in 2008, that has become the most successful in the organizations history since its founding in 1996. Christy Jones possesses those qualities of …

American Association of Adapted Sports Programs (AAASP) Honor 20 Special 2022 ASPIRE Awards Recipients

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Atlanta, October 24, 2022 The American Association of Adapted Sports Programs, Inc. (AAASP) recognized 47 key people and organizations on October 23rd for their outstanding contributions to support student athletes with physical disabilities to get “off the sidelines and into the game.” The Fourth Annual ASPIRE Awards Celebration, emceed by radio personality and program director Dennis Winslow with special guest …

2022 NFHS Post-Covid Participation Survey Results

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American Association of Adapted Sports Programs (AAASP) partner, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), has published its first Post-COVID Participation Survey. Among the findings noted is an increase in participation in Adapted Sports and Unified Sports offered to students with disabilities. Details of the full survey can be found here.

AAASP Wheelchair Sports Training hosted by Pottstown Athletic Club

AAASP Provides Training for New Adapted Sports Coaches in Pottstown, PA

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Written by Olivia Oliver, Indiana University The American Association of Adapted Sports Programs conducted an AAASP Wheelchair Sports Training at the Pottstown Athletic Club for individuals who will now be able to coach and officiate wheelchair athletics in Pennsylvania. Located in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, the club’s owner Rob Matthews said the idea to host the training came after a realization that …

AAASP Alumni Spotlight: Logan Wegienka!

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written by Olivia Oliver, Indiana University Logan Wegienka was first introduced to adapted sports in 2006. Fourteen years later, he was named Georgia’s Most Positive Male Athlete for Adapted Sports of the year, held six other awards and even helped create and run a new adapted sports team. Born in Lagrange, Georgia, Wegienka was paralyzed from the chest down in …