Paul Schulte

Hometown: Manchester, Michigan

www.paulschulte.com

Paul Schulte is an acclaimed wheelchair basketball player. He has played wheelchair basketball for many years, beginning at the age of 14. When he attended the University of Texas at Arlington he played on the university's wheelchair basketball team and earned a degree in mechanical engineering. For his sports and academic achievements Paul was named National Intercollegiate MVP, First Team All-American, Academic All-American and a co-winner of the Sportsmanship Award. Currently, he plays basketball for the Dallas Wheelchair Mavericks.

Achievements:

2007 Parapan Am Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – USA wins gold
2007 National Championship, Dallas Wheelchair Mavericks – Champions
2006 North American Cup, Birmingham, Alabama – U.S. Paralympics Men's Wheelchair Basketball Team wins 3rd place
2006 National Championship, Dallas Wheelchair Mavericks – Champions
2005 National Championship, Dallas Wheelchair Mavericks – team champions and MVP
2003 National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament, Dallas Wheelchair Mavericks – 1st Team All-Tournament
2003 ESPY Awards: Best-Disabled Athlete Nominee
2003 Laureus World Sports Awards Nominee, Monte Carlo, Monaco
2002 Gold Cup, Kitakyushu, Japan – Gold Medal and World MVP
2000 Paralympic Games, Sydney, Australia – Bronze Medal
1998 Gold Cup, Sydney, Australia – Gold Medal and World Champion