It is the Mission of the University of Texas at Arlington Movin’ Mavs Wheelchair Basketball and Adapted Sports program to provide sport and recreation programs, including competitive athletic opportunities, for our students with disabilities. Students will have opportunities to pursue a quality education/academic development while training physical development to represent the University in local, regional and national athletic competitions. The Movin’ Mav program is aware of and appreciates its position as a role model program for students with disabilities.
Here are a few milestones that we have reached!
Wheelchair basketball began at UTA
Wheelchair Basketball became a recognized intercollegiate athletic program
Countries have been represented by Movin’ Mavs
Finished #4 in the team's first National Intercollegiate Tournament
Movin’ Mavs have been named MVP
Number of Paralympians
Finished #1 in the team's second National Intercollegiate Tournament
Number of National Championships won
Learn more about the history of our program through our alumni stories!Explore Alumni Page