Wisconsin Adaptive Sports Association - About WASA


The Wisconsin Adaptive Sports Association's - mission is: "To promote community collaboration of adaptive sports and recreation opportunities to those with physical disabilities and/or visual-impairments in Wisconsin."

Our members are our pride an joy. All of WASA's programs will provide opportunities for the recreational, intermediate, competitive, & elite athlete.

We have many amazing athletes with a disability playing on WASA teams and going to competitions all over the country! We welcome any individuals with a disability. It doesn't matter the athletic skill level to jump in and try any of our sports. Check out the calendar now and feel free to visit an event. You will want to Join the WASA mission!

WASA Goals:

  1. To develop a greater number of consistent and ongoing recreational programmatic opportunities throughout greater Milwaukee

  2. To create an environment and culture that is welcoming to all abilities and talent levels, from the recreational participant to the elite athlete

  3. To collaborate whenever and wherever possible to better serve our mission and the participants of WASA

  4. To hire a staff that can serve our mission and participants with a level of expertise, professionalism, and knowledge that exceeds our own

Board of Directors:

Melissa Oberst - President

Jalensky's Outdoor & Marine, President

Junior Milwaukee Bucks

Joseph Schubert - Vice President

Schubert Law Offices

Attorney & Principal

Treasurer - Open position

Jim Marlega - Secretary

Milwaukee Public Schools - school counselor

Additional K12 licenses held in Phy Ed, Adaptive Phy Ed and coaching

Parent of adaptive athlete

Jackie Egelhoff

River Tennis Club, Manager

Advantage Kids Tennis

Allen Neu

Adaptive Athlete

Wisconsin Wheelchair Sports Association

Jeremy "Opie" Lade

UW-Whitewater Wheelchair Athletics - Director

Championship Division - Milwaukee Bucks

Anthony Sabel

Adaptive Athlete

Milwaukee Iron

Dan Dorszynski

Adaptive Athlete

Wet Sand

Mark Bauman

Core & Main, LP

Program Director:

Sam Gracz - CTRS