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NubAbility Athletics

Leadership Team

Our team invites you to learn more about who we are, what we do and why we do it. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out directly.
Sheila Trznadel
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Role: Oversees NubAbility Athletics Foundation’s overall mission, fundraising events and camp programming

CHICAGO, IL

Sam Kuhnert
CO-FOUNDER, PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Role: Manages NubAbility Athletics’ camp programming, coach roster, fundraising and more

DUQUOIN, IL

Jana Kaye Kuhnert
CO-FOUNDER, TREASURER

Role: Assists with NubAbility’s Camp and Event Planning, Manages NubAbiity’s Marketing and Facebook accounts

DUQUOIN, IL

Todd A. Kuhnert
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Role: Oversees NubAbility’s Board Meetings, Financial Advisor

DUQUOIN, IL

Lisa Bastien
SECRETARY

Role: Assists with NubAbility’s Camp and Event Planning

DUQUOIN, IL

Eddie Delaney
BOARD MEMBER

Role: Assists with Camp Registrations, Head Football Coach

SAN FRANSCISCO, CA

Robert Beckmann
BOARD MEMBER

Role: NubAbility’s Financial Advisor

ST. LOUIS, MO

Amber Summers
BOARD MEMBER

Role: Parent Ambassador

HERRIN, IL

Eric Pavey
BOARD MEMBER

Role: NubAbility’s Softball Coach

LANESVILLE, IN

Manuel Ramos
BOARD MEMBER

Role: Oversees NubAbility’s Board Development, policies & procedures

DALLAS, TX

Bianca Durbin
MEDIA

Role: NubAbility’s Freelance Media Consultant, NubAbility.org Website Manager

RED BUD, IL

Afton Robinson
MARKETING INTERN

Role: Manages the NubShop and @NubAbilityAthletics on Instagram and Twitter

DUQUOIN, IL

Changing Lives

Since 2011.

The NubAbility® Athletics Foundation is a certified 501(c)3 non-profit that is proud to host nationwide, limb different sport camps for youth athletes who are congenital, traumatic or medical amputees from around the world.

Why We Are Different

The NubAbility® Athletics Foundation can match any of our Campers to a Coach with the same limb difference as them. Our goal is to get our kids out of the stands, off the bench and into the game so they can excel confidently in sports and in life. #DontNeed2

Camps Hosted

NubAbility Campers

NubAbility Coaches

Sports Offered:

Our certified, limb different instructors are able to offer customized, adaptive techniques  for each sport that can our campers can continued to use long after camp is over.

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Baseball

 

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Basketball

 

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Cheer

 

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Dance

 

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Fishing

 

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Football

 

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Golf

 

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Grappling

 

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Kneeboarding

 

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Lacrosse

 

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Trap Shooting

 

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Skiing

 

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Snowboarding

 

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Speed & Strength

 

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Stretching

 

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Swimming

 

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Tennis

 

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Track & Field

 

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Tumbling

 

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Volleyball

 

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Wakeboarding

 

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Wrestling

 

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Yoga

 

Get Involved

NubAbility® Athletics truly appreciates individuals who pay it forward to others by helping raise funds though fundraisers, donations or new sponsor connections to help us cover camp costs.

Donate

Every dollar donated makes a difference and qualifies as a tax deductible! Tax receipts are emailed at the end of the year.

Become a Sponsor

Our Foundation offers a variety of sponsorship levels for you to choose from: Download & Print NubAbility's Sponsor Flyer

Fundraise

NubAbility® appreciates any individuals who are able to help raise funds through fundraising, new sponsor connections or donations.

 

Amazon Smile

 Exact same low prices, vast selection and shopping experiences with the added bonus that part of your purchase will be donated back to NubAbility.

Keynote For A Cause

100% of Sam Kuhnert's Keynote Speaker fees are remitted to NubAbility Athletics. When you book Sam, you are giving back at the same time!

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Shop NubGear

100% of any merchandise or sports memorabilia purchased at the NubShop goes directly back into NubAbility's adaptive camps.

Volunteer

Our volunteers choose to donate their time for a variety of reasons. Please reach out asap to get involved.

Travel Pledge

Book a trip through our travel site: 40-80% of your fees are donated back to NubAbility by the host owners!

CR World

20% of all sales of CBD products are donated directly back to NubAbility by our friends at CR World.

Upcoming Camps

Register ASAP to save your family's spot. You do not want to miss these upcoming NubAbility® Athletics camps!

SPARTA, IL

#DontNeed2 Free Shooting Clinic

October 27, 2018

Sparta Shooting Complex (Sparta, IL)

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About: This Outdoors Camp is for limb-different youth (and their siblings) who would like to discover the Great Outdoors and enhance their archery, trap shooting and fishing skills. Campers will be introduced to these sports in a fun and safe environment by certified NubAbility Coaches.

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Details: Open to Limb-Different Youth ages 7-17. Participating Siblings ages 7-17. Non-participating siblings of any age. Parent must accompany each child. VIP Tickets available on site for Grandparents and special guests. Spots are limited so please register ASAP.

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MESQUITE, TX

#DontNeed2 Lone Star Camp

Sat, Nov 17th - Sun, Nov 18th

Day 1: West Mesquite High School (Mesquite, TX)

Day 2: Adaptive Training Foundation (Dallas, TX)

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About: Day 1 focus sports: Football, Baseball, Softball, Cheer & Tumbling, Strength and Conditioning. Swim/Pizza party at the hotel Saturday night. Day 2: Strength and Conditioning in partnership with the Adaptive Training Foundation Coaches.

 

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Details: Open to Limb-Different Youth ages 7-17. Participating Siblings ages 7-17. Non-participating siblings of any age. Parent must accompany each child. VIP Tickets available on site for Grandparents and special guests. Spots are limited so please register ASAP.

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Our Coaches

The NubAbility® Athletics Foundation consists of an all-volunteer team of accomplished limb different Coaches who donate their time at our nationwide adaptive sport camps.

OUR REVIEWS

NubAbility® Athletics is a community of support for our campers, coaches and families.

NubAbility is a great organization! The coaches were all so patient, informative and treat you like family. My daughter, Andi, can't wait for next year!"

Angie Mathes Nail

Mom to Nub Camper, Andi

“4 years ago, Sophie attended her first NubAbility Camp, and we were blown away! Our family has made a commitment to attend every year since!"

Lisa Herrin Anderson

Mom to Nub Camper, Sophie

Words can't express how grateful we are to NubAbility. The support system for parents and children is amazing; Eric will always have Coaches he can talk to."

Marie Snyder

Mom to Nub Camper, Eric

Watching the coaches open their hearts to these kids is an awe-inspiring experience for all. Limb different or not, the lessons learned are life changing."

Mary Beth Gustitus

Mom to Nub Camper, Blake

CORPORATE SPONSORS

The NubAbility® Athletics is proud of our Corporate Sponsors who have made a difference in our 501(c)3 non-profit's mission to provide nationwide sport camps for limb different youth.