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Awards and Recognitions
 

Team Awards

2014

  •  Dr. Robert Szyman Leadership Award - Darlene Hunter

2012

  • The Ed Owen Coach of the Year Award - 2012 - Coach JT
  • Dr. Robert Szyman Leadership Award - 2012 - Michelle Curry
2011 
  • National Wheelchair Basketball Championship Tournament - JNIT Division 2011 Champions
  • National Wheelchair Basketball Championship Tournament - Prep Division 2011 Champions
  • The Courage Center Award of Merit for Outstanding Leadership - 2011 -  Dallas Junior Wheelchair Mavericks
 2010
  • National Wheelchair Basketball Championship Tournament - JNIT Division 2010 Champions 
National Wheelchair Basketball Championship Tournament - JNIT Division  2011 Champions
National Wheelchair Basketball Championship Tournament - Prep Division 2011 - Champions
The Courage Center Award of Merit for Outstanding Leadership  - Coach Michelle and Coach JT 2011
 
In 2012, the varsity coach, JT, earned the Ed Owen Coach of the Year Award. This is a highly coveted national award.  In addition, the prep coach, Michelle was nominated for the Dr. Robert Szyman Leadership Award.  This award recognizes one individual each year nationally for their outstanding contributions to the NWBA Junior program.  The Prep coach, Michelle will be eligible for this award for 3 years from this nomination. 
Past Players with Great Achievements in Wheelchair Sports

Alex Grunstein is a former Dallas Jr. Wheelchair Mavericks teammate that played for the under 23 yr old world championships. For players, that is the next step to the Olympics.  In 2006 he was a freshman playing at the Illinois Classic.

Gina McWilliams is a former coach that competed in several Paralympics in both basketball and volleyball (seated). Gina won a silver medal in wheelchair basketball at the 1999 Parapan American Games and competed on the women's wheelchair basketball team in 1995-2000.

Bobby Nickleberry is a former Dallas Jr. Wheelchair Mavericks player that was noted to be one of the 22 top wheelchair basketball players in the NWBA - 2010.

Erin Johnson played basketball for the Dallas Jr. Wheelchair Mavericks, competed  on the SWAA sponsored track and field team, and competed in Greece in the Paralympics.

Jeff Sale was also a well know past member of the Dallas Jr. Wheelchair Mavericks and USA National Junior Team member.  He was competative in tennis and achieved Runner Up ITA National Wheelchair Tennis Assoc Tier 1 Singles.

Where past Dallas Jr. Wheelchair Mavericks attended college
  1. Robert Hurtakant - Georgetown University http://www.georgetown.edu/
  2. Steve Mills - TCU http://www.tcu.edu/
  3. Jeff Sale - UTA http://www.uta.edu/uta/
  4. Damion Hudlun - OSU http://goosu.okstate.edu/
  5. Alex Grunstein - University of Illinois and UT Austin
  6. Adam Lucio - OSU http://goosu.okstate.edu/
  7. Bobby Nickleberry - UTA http://www.uta.edu/uta/
  8. Brad Baugh - Alabama http://www.ua.edu/
  9. Clay Cunningham - private college in the state of Florida
  10. Liz Malpica - Texas Women University http://twu.edu/
  11. Adonis Hartsfield - University of Missouri http://www.missouri.edu/
  12. Nick Garcia - TCCD http://www.tccd.edu/
  13. Tim Nagel - University of Illinois http://illinois.edu/ 

 

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Coaches Information

Blue Team Coach:

Jermell Pennie

Michael White

White Team Coach:

Darlene Hunter

Prep Coach:

Michelle Curry

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