MEET THE TEAM.

Robert Rodriguez 5½
Rodriguez 5½

Robert Anthony Rodriguez, Long Island, NY

Robert is a below-the-knee amputee due to a birth defect called fibula hemophilia. Basketball has always been Roberts passion and he never allowed his leg to hold him back. Now, basketball is the tool used to inspire others. He currently works in prosthetics and as a motivational speaker.

Nick Pryor 44½
Nick Pryor 44½

Nick Pryor, Phoenix, AZ

Nick is a below-the-knee amputee due to a childhood shotgun accident. He graduated from Indiana University in 2013 with a degree in Kinesiology and minors in Coaching and Telecommunications. He continues his education as a Master’s student at Arizona State, studying Adaptive Sports and Recreation in the School of Community Resource and Development.

Steven Mosqueda
Steven Mosqueda

Steven Mosqueda, Riverside, CA

Steven in a below-the-knee amputee due to trauma from a car wreck in 2007. He currently substitutes as a Campus Aide, models prosthetics for Freedom Innovations, and coaches JV Basketball at Jurupa Valley High School. He has been a part of AMP1 for four years and hopes to continue being involved with the development of adaptive sports.

Donny Hart
Donny Hart

Donny Hart, Denver, CO

Donald is a double below-the-knee amputee due to injuries suffered in a fire at five-months-old. After eight years of surgeries, Donny received a double bilateral syme’s amputation.Today, he travels  the world with Elite Hope and the Amp 1 Team and resides in Denver, Colorado. He believes in embracing differences, helping others by inspiring hope, and sharing a “Never give up” attitude.

Koloa Wolfgramm
Koloa Wolfgramm

Koloa Wolfgramm, Provo, UT

Koloa was diagonosed with Ewing Sarcoma Bone Cancer at 4 years-old. He lived with a prosthetic femur for 9 years before undergoing a rotationplasty at 13. He studies Mechanical engineering and Mandarin Chinese at Brigham Young University. After graduating High School at 16, he became a pilot on the USA Paralympic Bobsled Team and ranked among the world’s fastest bobsled pilots in world competitions.

Patrick Joseph Filosa
Patrick Joseph Filosa

Patrick Filosa, New York, NY

Patrick is the Lead Ambassador for Elite Hope. At 25, He became a below-the-knee amputee by decision, after multiple surgeries for a rare disease called Neurofibromatosis what made his left leg shorter then the right. Patrick is a mentor for Camp No Limits and studies prosthesis in school. He is a native New Yorker who grew up with three older sisters and a big family who provide an excellent support system.

Jovan Booker
Jovan Booker

Jovan Booker, Long Island, NY

Jovan is a congenital below-the-knee amputee currently pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration at Stony Brook University. He has been traveling, speaking, and playing basketball with Amp1 since he was 17 years old, and is the second longest tenured player on the team. He currently serves as the Elite Hope Vice President and Secretary.

Richard Ramsay
Richard Ramsay

Richard wasn’t board missing a leg, but he was born missing his left arm just below the elbow. He graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Kinesiology. Currently, he works for Nike as a Footwear Developer and helps create footwear to enable athletes of all levels to perform to their fullest potential. Richard is on the Board of Directors for Elite Hope. His goal is to bring inspiration to everyone in the world.

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Tyler Hyatt, Sandy, UT

Tyler was accidentally ran over my a garbage truck while riding his bicycle when he was 4 years old. Because of the damage to his left knee, he became an above the knee amputee. After High School Tyler took 2 years to service a mission for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Oakland California.  Following his mission he returned to Utah and met his beautiful wife Lindsay and they now have 3 wonderful children. Tyler Hyatt is also Co-founder of Amp 1 Basketball. He enjoys to travels all-round the world to teach amputees to walk correctly on there prosthetics.

 

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Frankie Guy, Metford, OR

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Max Okun, Phoenix, AZ

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Ryan Black Phoenix, AZ

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