Gateway to Gold

Is your dream to wear red, white and blue? Gateway to Gold is your chance to make that happen. Launched in 2013, Gateway to Gold is a nationwide athlete identification and development strategy that introduces Americans with Paralympic-eligible impairments to Paralympic sport and leads them into the athlete pipeline for the U.S. Paralympic Team. Gateway to Gold could be your first step toward the podium.

Let's Get Started

Find A Club

Search for a program in your local community to discover new sports, join a team, find a coach and start your journey.

Get Discovered

You know you have the talent, now share it with U.S. Paralympics staff and coaches. Download the Gateway to Gold app to submit your own video or submit our quick and easy athlete questionnaire.

Start Competing

You've put in the hard work, now's the time to let it pay off. Find a local, regional or national competition and learn more information about connecting to a high performance program.

Coaches' Corner

We couldn't do it without you, whether you are a mentor, teacher or coach, find find resources to help guide your athlete to the next stage of the talent identification pathway.


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