Arizona Disabled Sports

"Let no one sit on the sidelines!"
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AzDS Board of Directors
Barb Peacock, President
Gary Robbins, President-Elect
Monique McGivney, Secretary
Shaun Clark, Treasurer
Chuck Knapp, Accounting
Mark Grant, City of Mesa Representative
Steve Hogen, Mesa Public Schools Representative
Brandon Dale
Jeff Gibson
Brenna Gingrich
John Hughes
John Krecek
Brad Williams

Our motto is to "Let no one sit on the sidelines!"

Our vision is a community that creates opportunity and empowers individuals of all abilities through sports and recreation.

Mission Statement:
Recognizing the importance of recreation, leisure and competitive opportunities that contribute to quality of life, the primary mission of AzDS is to provide a wide variety of programs and activities to individuals with disabilities. Through participation, the athlete will realize individual accomplishment, self-esteem, respect for themselves and others.

    News, Highlights and Events

Ability Ball - 22nd Annual Fundraiser
Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Arizona Disabled Sports will host the Ability Ball on Saturday, October 3rd at the Tempe Mission Palms hotel. The fundraiser includes a silent and live auction, dinner, awards and entertainment.  

Athletes that are registered with Arizona Disabled Sports
are eligible for a discount ticket price. Visit the Ability Ball Page
for more information.

How can you support the Ability Ball?
Auction donation
Ticket purchase
Table Sponsorship
Cash donation

     Register for the Upcoming Season

Arizona Disabled Sports offers two different types of programs which include adaptive opportunities for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities through the Team Mesa Programs as well as adaptive opportunities for individuals with physical disabilities through the Arizona Heat Physically Challenged programs.

Programs for individuals with intellectual disabilities:
For more information about the programs offered for individuals with intellectual disabilities, visit the Team Mesa Program page.

To sign-up for the email List-serv for the Team Mesa programs click HERE. Enter your email address and select "Mentally Disabled Programs" or "Adaptive Social Programs" and then click Subscribe. You will immediately receive an email from the City of Mesa in which you need to click a link to confirm your subscription.

Programs for individuals with physical disabilities:
For more information about the programs offered for individuals with physical disabilities, visit the Physically Challenged page.

To sign-up for the email listserv for the  Physically Challenged programs, send an email to


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