World Association of Basketball Coaches (WABC)
What is WABC?
The aim of the World Association of Basketball Coaches (WABC) is to improve the standard of the game through improving the standard of those teaching the game.
Therefore, the core activities of the WABC is dedicated to the basketball coaches’ development throughout the world which includes, among other activities, the organization of multiple coaching clinics worldwide as well as the production of coaching resources in several languages.
In addition, the WABC is engaged in creating and developing a worldwide basketball coaches’ community, which is already composed by thousands of high level coaches from all countries around the world, with the purpose of creating a platform supporting the basketball coaches’ development through the exchange of knowledge.
The WABC is also highly active in providing input and advice regarding playing and coaching standards and trends to the FIBA Technical Commission, thanks to the WABC Advisory Committee which is composed by current or former National or Head Coaches who have had exposure to international coaching or worked with players who have competed in international competition.
All activities of the WABC are endorsed by and organized through FIBA (International Basketball Federation), the world governing organization.
WABC Executive Committee members (2014-2019)
|Mr Patrick Hunt||Australia||WABC President|
|Dr Mohamed Habib Cherif||Tunisia||Africa Representative|
|Mr Victor Ojeda||Puerto Rico||Americas Representative|
|Dr Koon Teck Koh||Singapore||Asia Representative|
|Mr Michael Schwarz||Germany||Europe Representative|
|Mr Michael Haynes||Australia||Oceania Representative|
|Mr Juan Mª Gavaldá||Spain||EUABC Representative|
|Mr Brooks Meek||USA||NBA Representative|
WABC Advisory Committee members (2014-2019)
|Mr Patrick Hunt (WABC President)||Australia|
|Mr Sergio Hernandez||Argentina|
|Mr Julio Lamas||Argentina|
|Mr Ruben Magnano||Argentina|
|Mr Lindsay Gaze||Australia|
|Ms Jan Stirling||Australia|
|Mr Vincent Collet||France|
|Mr Jean-Pierre De Vincenzi||France|
|Mr Pierre Vincent||France|
|Mr Dirk Bauermann||Germany|
|Mr Panagiotis Giannakis||Greece|
|Mr Simone Pianigiani||Italy|
|Mr Sergio Scariolo||Italy|
|Mr Jonas Kazlauskas||Lithuania|
|Mr Mario Palma||Portugal|
|Mr Dusan Ivkovic||Serbia|
|Mr Zeljko Obradovic||Serbia|
|Mr Svetislav Pesic||Serbia|
|Mr Aito Garcia Reneses||Spain|
|Mr Geno Auriemma||USA|
|Ms Anne Donovan||USA|
|Mr Mike Krzyzewski||USA|
|Mr Donald Showalter||USA|
|Ms Tara Van Der Veer||USA|