About the 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
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