Dairyland Sports

Jacob Graboski

Fitchburg, WI 53711
Phone: 715-252-8520

Website: Dairyland Sports
Social Media: Facebook
Social Media: Twitter
Mission Statement
To improve access to adaptive sports and empower all individuals, regardless of ability, to improve their health and well-being through participation in sports and fitness.

History Of Practice
Dairyland Sports is a not-for-profit organization working to improve access to adaptive sports and adaptive fitness opportunities in the state of Wisconsin. Our mission is to engage and empower all athletes, regardless of physical ability, experience, or background, to participate in sports and fitness across the lifespan to improve their health and well-being. Dairyland Sports is a chapter member of Adaptive Sports USA and hosts the Dairyland Games on an annual basis. The Dairyland Games is Wisconsin's first and only adaptive sports competition sanctioned by Adaptive Sports USA and serves as a qualifying event for Adaptive Sports USA Junior Nationals and the US Paralympics.

Personal Statement
My name is Jacob Graboski and I am the co-founder, Vice President, and Treasurer of Dairyland Sports. In addition, I am currently a student in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Wisconsin - Madison with intentions to graduate in May 2020. I am both personally and professionally invested in pursuing a career devoted towards providing improved opportunities for adaptive athletes to participate in organized sports and fitness in the healthcare and community-based settings. I am a compassionate advocate, educator, and leader in the adaptive sports community seeking to create a culture of inclusion for all individuals, regardless of physical ability, experience, or personal background.

Upcoming Projects
Dairyland Games Consulting and/or training of athletes with physical disabilities Providing financial assistance to existing adaptive sports organizations to improve quality of services Providing scholarships for college bound athletes with physical disabilities Creating a comprehensive website that families can use to find all adaptive sports opportunities in Wisconsin Establishing community-based fitness programming for individuals with physical disabilities