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NubAbility Athletics Coach

Zach Nabers

The best part about camp is meeting other people like me who share similar experiences. When I turned 17, I officially able to become a NubAbility Coach. Helping young limb different kids who love basketball has been amazing.”

About Zach

Limb Difference: Traumatic

Type: Missing Right Arm (Below Elbow)

Sport: Basketball

When Zach was 11 years old, he was involved in a boating accident. Zach was standing on the dock holding the rope to keep the boat from floating off. When his grandmother’s husband went to park the trailer, the end of the trailer caught the rope, which was was wrapped around Zach wrist. He was drug 30 yards, and the weight of the boat tore all of the ligaments from his hand to shoulder.

After being taken into surgery at Shands Hospital in Gainesville, it was determined that amputation was the best course of action due to severe nerve, tendon and ligament damage. Looking back and remembering the accident, Zach knows that losing his hand was a blessing. He is lucky to be alive.

Zach says the most difficult part of playing basketball without a hand is ball control.

Sports + Highlights:

● Lowndes High School (GA): Shooting Guard (4yrs)

● Valdosta Shooters AAU (GA): Shooting Guard (4yrs)

● Valdosta State University (GA): Shooting Guard


Zach is a bona fide “sneakerhead.” He works part-time buying and selling hard to find tennis shoes.

Zach Nabers

Zach Nabers

NubAbility Coach


Your donation offsets NubAbility’s expenses for coach: meals, lodging, apparel, travel, personal equipment, insurance, training and team building opportunities.



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


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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.




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.



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

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

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


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.


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.