Patty Cisneros

Hometown: Lake Station, Indiana

Patty Cisneros is a very accomplished young woman who has a master's degree in Education from the University of Illinois. She plays wheelchair basketball and was a member of the University of Illinois women's basketball team; with her help they won two national championships in a row. She enjoys coaching and counseling children and young adults with disabilities. Recently, she became the new head coach of the women's wheelchair basketball team at the University of Illinois and the first full-time women's wheelchair basketball coach in the NWBA.





International Achievements:

2008 Paralympic Games, Beijing, China – Gold Medal
2007 Parapan American Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Gold Medal
2006 Wheelchair Basketball World Championships, Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Silver Medal
2004 Paralympic Games, Athens, Greece – Gold Medal
2004 Roosevelt Cup – 1st place
2004 North American Cup – 1st place
2002 Japan World Championships – Silver Medal
2002 Brazil World Championships Qualifier – 1st place
2001 Walker Cup – 2nd place
2000 Roosevelt Cup – 1st place

2000 Walker Cup – 1st place

National Achievements:

2005-2006 2nd All-Tournament Team, Women's Division
2005-2006 Pioneer Classic Sportsmanship Award
2004-2005 1st All-Tournament Team, Women's Division
2003-2004 1st All-Tournament Team, Women's Division
2003-2004 1st All-Tournament Team, Division II Regional
2002-2003 1st All-Tournament Team, Women's Division
2001-2002 National Championship, University of Illinois
2001-2002 2nd All-Tournament Team, Women's Division