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OUR TEAM

Board of Directors

RICHARD SANDOVAL

Facilities Mgmt, University of Arizona

Wheelchair & Standup Amputee Basketball

STACIE RIGGS

Area Clinic Manager
Hanger Clinic
Golf

MIA HANSEN

Executive Director, SAAS
Consultant Events Industry, Hansen Entertainment

Retired U.S. Marine Corps
Wheelchair Tennis, golf

STEVE OBRIEN

Steve Paragolfing.jpg
Mia Flagging El Tour.jpeg

SAMANTHA SZCZUBLEWSKI

PT, DPT, NCS, SCCE

Senior Physical Therapist 

Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Institute of Tucson

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ABOUT US

Southern Arizona Adaptive Sports believes in the power to adapt and achieve. We aim to transform lives through adaptive sports. We are a nonprofit, volunteer-driven adaptive sports organization formed in 2017 to serve as a catalyst that connects and inspires people in ways to get involved, get active. We are a proud Chapter of Move United, United States Tennis Association, National Wheelchair Basketball Association, and the National Wheelchair Softball Association.

MICHELLE BUTTS

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital
Associate Administrator
Bodybuilding

JENN POIST, PHARMD

Team USA Gold Medalist Rio 2016
NWBA Women's Division Chair
Wheelchair Basketball

Jenn Poist.jpg

OUR TEAM

Board of Directors

RICHARD SANDOVAL

Facilities Mgmt, University of Arizona

Wheelchair & Standup Amputee Basketball

STACIE RIGGS

Area Clinic Manager
Hanger Clinic
Golf

MIA HANSEN

Executive Director, SAAS
Consultant Events Industry, Hansen Entertainment

Retired U.S. Marine Corps
Wheelchair Tennis, golf

STEVE OBRIEN

Steve Paragolfing.jpg
Mia Flagging El Tour.jpeg

SAMANTHA SZCZUBLEWSKI

PT, DPT, NCS, SCCE

Senior Physical Therapist 

Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Institute of Tucson

NORMA TRUJILLO

Artist, Art therapy instructor
Peer mentor coordinator

Golf 

Tucson Lobos 2024_edited.jpg

ABOUT US

Southern Arizona Adaptive Sports believes in the power to adapt and achieve. We aim to transform lives through adaptive sports. We are a nonprofit, volunteer-driven adaptive sports organization formed in 2017 to serve as a catalyst that connects and inspires people in ways to get involved, get active. We are a proud Chapter of Move United, United States Tennis Association, National Wheelchair Basketball Association, and the National Wheelchair Softball Association.

MICHELLE BUTTS

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital
Associate Administrator
Bodybuilding

JENN POIST, PHARMD

Team USA Gold Medalist Rio 2016
NWBA Women's Division Chair
Wheelchair Basketball

Jenn Poist.jpg
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