News release from Turnstone:
Turnstone coach wins Coach of the Year at 2014 National Wheelchair Basketball Championships
Louisville, KY (April 9, 2014) – Turnstone JV wheelchair basketball coach, Bob Burnsworth received the prestigious Ed Owen Coach of the Year award presented by the National Wheelchair Basketball Association. The award is given to a coach who displays vision, leadership and service with respect to the NWBA sport of wheelchair basketball and the development of its athletes and coaches.
Bob, who is a wheelchair user, has played wheelchair basketball competitively in the past as well as other adaptive sports. Bob was instrumental in starting Turnstone’s wheelchair basketball program in 1993 and has volunteered as a coach for many years.
For more information about Turnstone’s adaptive sports and recreation programs please call Tina at 260-483-2100 or.
Founded in 1943, Turnstone empowers people with disabilities by maximizing their independence. The agency’s mission is to provide therapeutic, educational, wellness and recreational programs to empower people with disabilities, and it is the only not-for-profit in the region that offers a full range of programs and facilities designed to meet the unique needs of people with disabilities.