adaptive sports

The AbilityPLUS Adaptive Sports Staff

AbilityPLUS Adaptive Sports operates with a small core staff who run our programs at Mount Snow and Attitash, and recruit, train and direct hundreds of dedicated volunteers.

Staff members attend several training seminars throughout the year, keeping up-to-date on the latest adaptive equipment and techniques relevant to all manner of physical, developmental and cognitive disabilities.

 

Linda Walsh, Mount Snow Resort, Vermont

800-287-8415 x103 or email Linda

\Linda Walsh, AbilityPLUS

After a long career as Marketing and Promotion Director with Warner Bros. Records, Linda Walsh relocated from New York City to Wilmington, Vermont in 2006.

Linda has been involved with AbilityPLUS since 2005. She began as a volunteer adaptive sports instructor and AbilityPLUS Board Member,and became Mount Snow Program Director in 2013.

Linda started skiing at Mount Snow when she was 7 years old, and is proud to say that there are currently four generations of the Walsh family on the slopes at Mount Snow,including two additional AbilityPLUS volunteers.

 

Liz Wehmeyer, Mount Washington Valley

800.287.8415 x104 or email Liz

 

 

 

 

Liz Wehmeyer is in her 9th year working in adaptive sports and is the Program Director for our Mt Washington Valley Program. She has a degree in kinesiology form the University of New Hampshire where she was a scholar athlete.  She worked with division I college athletes, high school athletes, and outpatient rehab facilities before finding her passion for adaptive sports while working in a hospital setting.
 
Liz has visited the Olympic training centers in Colorado and Lake Placid, the Ski Spectacular in Breckenridge Colorado, and has worked with other adaptive organizations to better her knowledge of adaptive sports and the needs of the clients. The joy and successes seen every day in this program are what keep Liz coming back.  “There is nothing better than when a client exceeds their own expectations”
 
Liz lives in the MWV with her husband on their 10 acre homestead. When not working on the farm she likes to whitewater kayak, hike, bike, climb, and adventure in new areas.