National ParaSport Conference

BlazeSports is excited to announce the 2023 National ParaSport Conference held October 9-12th. We will bring together industry leaders in parasport from across the country. Our theme this year, “Sport Empowerment” reflects how we can continue to grow and improve the parasport community for both providers and athletes alike. The ParaSport Conference offers two methods to attend (virtual and in-person) and is sure to be a week of learning, networking, and growing adaptive sports.

Join us pre-conference, October 9-10 for your choice of two certification sessions:

  • Certified Adaptive Swim Instructor

  • Certified Adaptive Sports Coach (CASC)

Our 6 conference tracks help to connect the major areas in parasport as well as reflect current trends. 

Conference Tracks

  • Veterans

  • Youth

  • Women Sports
  • Technology and Innovation
  • Adaptive Sport Management



Monday -Tuesday, October 9-10: 

Adaptive Sports Coaching Course & Adaptive Swim Course

Wednesday-Thursday October 11-12:

General Course Sessions

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

CEUs are available for conference certifications.

Event Location:

Atlanta Marriott Peachtree Corners:

475 Technology Parkway, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

2023 Pre-Conference Sessions

Adaptive Swim Instructor Certification

Adaptive Sports Coach Certification 

Conference Fees

Pre-Conference Certification  – $175 (Certified Adaptive Sports Coaching Course)

Pre-Conference Certification- $200 (Adaptive Swim Course) 

Conference Student Rate – $100.   Students must email with a picture of their student ID to receive the student discount code.

General Conference Fee – $200

Virtual Conference Fee – $80

Conference Contact

For any questions regarding the ParaSport Conference, please contact Karolyne Bell

Adaptive Swim Coaching Certification (CASI)

The Adaptive Swim Certification combines a therapeutic approach to teaching swim independence for children, youth, and adults with disabilities. This course combines both lecture-based learning and hands-on teaching to ensure participants are fully confident in handling a variety of demographics and abilities in the water.

Certified Adaptive Sports Coach (CASC)

The BlazeSports Adaptive Sport Coaching Certification prepares coaches how to properly train and coach athletes with a variety of disabilities in various sports.  This certification will provide you with a better understanding of adaptive equipment, coaching adaptive athletes, understanding disabilities, injury prevention and much more.