Name: Chuck Melton
Sport: Wheelchair Rugby
Classification: 2.0
Height: 6-5
DOB: 8/20/1978
Birthplace: Madisonville, Ky.
Hometown: Richview, Ill.
High School: Marshall County High School (Benton, Ky.) ‘96
College: Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2016, 2020); Two-time Paralympic medalist (2 silver)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, silver
  • Paralympic Games Rio 2016, silver
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – bronze
  • Years of participation: 2014, 2018
  • Medals: 2 (2 bronze)
  • Bronze - 2018; 2014
Personal: In 2002, Melton acquired a C7 spinal cord injury from a diving accident…Five years after his accident, he began to play wheelchair rugby...Son of Rick and Karen Melton...Has one sibling, Candice...Married to Kelly Melton...Has three children, Allison, Bailey and Blake...Enjoys fishing, hunting, spending as much time as possible with family.