About

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Mission

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.

Thank you to our sponsors

Sponsor BSN Sports

BSN Sports

Sponsor Maxwell Medical logo

Maxwell Medical

Made possible by Bryan Shaner

Sponsor Per4Max logo

Per4Max Wheelchairs

Sponsor South Texas Regional Sports logo

South Texas Regional Adapted Sports

Sponsor Southwest Wheelchair Athletic Association logo

Southwest Wheelchair Athletic Association

Sponsor UT Southwestern logo

UT Southwestern

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Milestones

Here are a few milestones that we have reached!

1976

Wheelchair basketball began at UTA

1988

Wheelchair Basketball became a recognized intercollegiate athletic program

8

Countries have been represented by Movin’ Mavs

1989-90

Finished #4 in the team's first National Intercollegiate Tournament

9

Movin’ Mavs have been named MVP

36

Number of Paralympians

1990-91

Finished #1 in the team's second National Intercollegiate Tournament

8

Number of National Championships won

Alumni

Learn more about the history of our program through our alumni stories!

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