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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

Bonus:

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

Zach Nabers

Zach Nabers

NubAbility Coach

SPONSOR A Coach

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

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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Archery

 

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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.

 

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 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.

TESTIMONIALS

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.