Birmingham Hammers Wheelchair Football

A team photo of the Birmingham Hammers Wheelchair Football team and coaches. A group of men and women of various ages and races sitting in wheelchairs wearing white jerseys with navy writing and holding navy helmets in their laps.


Birmingham Hammers 2022 Season is Coming!

Birmingham Hammers logo. A blue "B" in front of a forging hammer. Birmingham Hammers Wheelchair Football in black text beside the graphic.


The Birmingham Hammers, based out of Lakeshore Foundation, is one of nine teams in the USA Wheelchair Football League. This co-ed league plays a fast-paced game with contact and touch tackles on a 76-yard, hard surface field. Learn more about the league at


2022 Season Details

August 12-14 (Chicago)
August 27-28 (Tampa)

The Hammers will have a maximum of 22 players. The travel roster will have no more than 14 players.  All players must be age 18 or older.

To be eligible to play in the USA Wheelchair Football League, a player shall have a permanent physical disability which consistently reduces the function of the lower limbs to a degree where they cannot run, pivot, block or tackle at the speed and with the control, safety, stability and endurance required to play running football as player without a disability.

2022 Roster

Bob Lujano Christen Mendonca
John Mason Gabriel Palacios
Justin Hall Stephen Hobson
Walker Ray Clint Waltz
Will Kirkpatrick Ronald Langat
David Carr Marshall Hooten
Chris Adams Quan Holt
Darryl Walker Darcy Dixon
Akil Muata Tim Dorsey
Rashad Bennett Tyler Tippins
RJ Rogers Jah’Kyra Daniel


In 2020, thanks to generous support from the NFL-Bob Woodruff Foundation Salute to Service Partnership, Move United established the first ever USA Wheelchair Football League. Birmingham was one of nine cities added to the league as an expansion team for the 2021 season including Buffalo, Chicago, Cleveland, Kansas City, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Phoenix and Tampa.

NFL/Bob Woodruff Foundation Salute to Service Grant Recipient logo