Challenged Athletes Foundation

9591 Waples Street
San Diego, California 92121


Club Description

To provide opportunities and support to people with physical challenges so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics. CAF believes that involvement in sports at any level increases self-esteem, encourages independence and enhances quality of life.

Primary Contact

Patrick Lawrence
Senior Programs Manager
Patrick@challengedathletes.org
858-210-3502

Secondary Contact

Travis Ricks
Senior Programs Manager and Athlete Relations
travis@challengedathletes.org
858-210-8524

Disability Groups Served

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

Organization Type

  • Grant Provider
  • 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

  • Alpine Skiing
  • Archery
  • Biathlon
  • Boccia
  • Canoe Kayak
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian
  • Goalball
  • Golf
  • Judo
  • Nordic Skiing
  • Power Soccer
  • Powerlifting
  • Rowing
  • Sailing
  • Shooting
  • Sitting Volleyball
  • Sled Hockey
  • Sliding Sports Bobsled Skeleton Luge
  • Snowboarding
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Triathlon
  • Water Skiing
  • Wheelchair Basketball
  • Wheelchair Curling
  • Wheelchair Fencing
  • Wheelchair Rugby
  • Wheelchair Softball
  • Wheelchair Tennis