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Abilities Unlimited of the Carolinas, Inc.

Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

Club Description

Abilities Unlimited of the Carolinas, Inc, (AUCarolinas), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was formed in June 2005 by three fathers of physically disabled children in the greater Charlotte, NC area. The mission of AUCarolinas is to create, develop and energize the human spirit for those individuals with physical disabilities through adaptive activities and enhancements in their able-bodied environment. AUCarolinas is the primary sponsor for three programs for physically disabled youth and adults that compete regionally and nationally in wheelchair basketball, wheelchair softball, wheelchair track, field, archery, powerlifting and swimming.

Primary Contact

Mike Godsey
Director Junior Programs

Secondary Contact

Tim Caldwell
Director Adult Programs

Disability Groups Served

  • Amputee/Limb Deficiency
  • Cerebral Palsy/Brain Injury (Hypertonia, Ataxia, Athetosis, RoM)
  • Spinal Cord Injury/Spina Bifida (Impaired Muscle Power)

Organization Type

  • Sport Program

Program Types Offered

  • Competitive
  • Recreational

Programs Open To

  • Adults
  • Veterans Active Duty Military Personnel
  • Youth

Programs Specific to Military Personnel & Veterans

  • Yes

Sports Offered

  • Archery
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Powerlifting
  • Shooting
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Triathlon
  • Wheelchair Basketball
  • Wheelchair Softball
  • Wheelchair Tennis