About The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee

Achilles International

42 West 38 Street, Suite 400
New York, New York 10018

Club Description

Achilles International's mission is to enable people with all types of disabilities to participate in mainstream athletics in order to promote personal achievement, enhance self-esteem, and lower barriers to living a fulfilling life.

Primary Contact

Eleanor Cox
Director, New York Chapter

Secondary Contact

Megan Lombardo
Director of Development

Disability Groups Served

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

Organization Type

  • National Resource Support
  • 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

  • Biathlon
  • Canoe Kayak
  • Cycling
  • Track and Field
  • Wheelchair Basketball