My name is Jeremy Mendrick and I am currently a sophomore studying Health and Exercise Science at Syracuse University. I have always been interested in the human body, how it functions, and that relationship between the body and personal fitness. I’ve been an athlete my entire life, with my sport of choice being basketball. I […]
By Elle Malcolm
Last week I took part in my fourth Tomorrow’s Children event hosted by the Adaptive Sports Foundation. Participants, who are teenage cancer patients from Hackensack University Medical Center learn to canoe and kayak on a nearby lake. This year we had nine participants and a total of eleven volunteers. All […]
By Sean McMahon, ASF Intern
There are many benefits to my internship at the Adaptive Sorts Foundation. Being in an office environment and learning about all the logistics that go into running the various programs the ASF offers is a great experience. Being a communications major, I have also enjoyed applying my knowledge in […]
By Rachel Cohen
Interning with the Adaptive Sports Foundation has been the experience of a lifetime. After graduating with a business degree and then living abroad, I was still unsure about what I wanted to do. A typical office job has never really inspired me and I’ve always liked helping people. I was introduced to […]
– Windham, NY
Some of the members of this year’s Tough Mudder team assembled in Windham this week to start preparing for this intense event…A 12 mile march through every type of mud imaginable…over, under, and through numerous obstacles built by Tough Mudder’s sadistic course designers. And, did I mention they electrocute you…a lot!?!
-Saratoga Springs, NY
Last week our Warriors in Motion program officially kicked off for the summer. A group of 7 wounded warriors attended Golf 1 in Saratoga Springs. The Adaptive Sports Foundation teams up with the Titleist Performance Institute to deliver a top-notch golf program that aims at developing the warriors through a series of […]
Attending: Union College
Major: Psychology & Neuroscience
How did you find out about the Adaptive Sports Foundation?
A friend mentioned that an ASF member had come to school to advertise the program.
What made you want to volunteer?
I missed the official pitch but everything my […]
“You’re not going to catch me trying to wrap my foot around my head.”
“Yoga? No way. I don’t bend like that.”
“Me? Do yoga? You’ve got to be kidding.”
These are some typical comments people make when presented with the opportunity to practice yoga. However, in the last few years people of varying ages, […]
The weather on Saturday was ideal for a race, partly cloudy with temperatures in the low 80’s and moderate humidity. People registered with ASF to run the course met at the ASF lodge for check in that included signing a safety waiver. I loved the section of the waiver that said you will be exposed […]
A local from the Catskill mountains and raised on most winter and water sports, I felt it was a fitting career to become a Physical Educator. I earned my A.A.S for Massage Therapy, and shortly thereafter, I earned my B.S. in Science of Education for P.E. at SUNY Cortland. I graduated from Slippery Rock Universitys’ […]