Ian Chafee, Equipment Manager

Years Experience:  31 as coach, official and administrator

Occupation:  Owner, Midwest Wheelchair Service

Career Highlights:

**MBA(Accounting), Keller Graduate School of Management

**BSBA, University of the State of New York

**Began his wheelchair sports career in 1969 by volunteering to serve as the equipment manager for the now defunct Chicago Sidewinders. 

**Recognized as one of the most knowledgeable wheelchair innovators in the country and is currently the equipment manager for two local wheelchair sports teams.

**A Rehabilitation Technology Specialist-former active member of the NRRTS, the National Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers.

**A member of the Board of Directors of Wheelchair Athletics, USA, the National Governing Body of wheelchair track & field in this country.  

**A member of the old National Wheelchair Officials Association, certified to officiate track & field at Regional and National Games.

**Chairman of the Law & Legislation Committee, Wheelchair Athletics, USA.

**Delegate to the National Delegate Assembly of Wheelchair Sports, USA. 

**Life Member of Wheelchair Sports, USA

**Inductee of the Wheelchair Sports, USA (formerly NWAA) Hall of Fame

**Selected to the coaching or technical staff of 7 International wheelchair sports teams

**Married to Express guard Ella Chafee