University of Central Oklahoma - Paralympic Sport Oklahoma City

100 N. University Dr.
Edmond, Oklahoma 73034


Club Description

The University of Central Oklahoma is an official U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site. We are home to the U.S. Men's and Women's Sitting Volleyball teams and Paralympic powerlifting. Sixteen resident athletes currently train at UCO in the sports of archery, athletics and sitting volleyball. Each year, UCO hosts multiple Paralympic military training camps, in addition to national team camps. The UCO Endeavor Games is a nationally-recognized competition held annually. UCO Endeavor Games allows all athletes with physical disabilities to participate in a multi-sport event.

Primary Contact

Heather Kohl
Coordinator for Adapted Sports and Events
hkohl@uco.edu
(405) 974-3140

Secondary Contact

Leigha Pemberton
Olympic and Paralympic Training Site Manager
lpemberton@uco.edu
(405) 974-3160

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

  • NGB
  • Paralympic Sport Club
  • Sport Program

Program Types Offered

  • Competitive

Programs Open To

  • Adults
  • Veterans Active Duty Military Personnel
  • Youth

Programs Specific to Military Personnel & Veterans

  • Yes

Sports Offered

  • Archery
  • Cycling
  • Powerlifting
  • Shooting
  • Sitting Volleyball
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Triathlon
  • Wheelchair Basketball