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 (2019-2023)

President

Mr Patrick Hunt
Australia

Members

Mr Nour Amri
Morocco
Ms Anna Arkhipova
Russia
Mr Christopher Ebersole
USA, NBA
Ms Natalia Hejkova
Slovakia
Mr Tomoya Higashino
Japan
Mr Peter Lonergan
Australia
Mr Michael Schwarz
Germany
Mr Donald Showalter
USA

Co-opted Members

Mr Nelson Isley
USA
Mr Milan Opacic
Serbia

WABC Advisory Committee Members (2019-2023)

Mr Patrick Hunt (WABC President)
Australia
Mr Lindsay Gaze
Australia
Ms Jan Stirling
Australia
Mr Sergio Hernandez
Argentina
Mr Julio Lamas
Argentina
Mr Pablo Prigioni
Argentina
Mr Vincent Collet
France
Mr Henrik Rödl
Germany
Mr Dimitrios Itoudis
Greece
Mr Pinhas (Pini) Gershon
Israel
Mr Sergio Scariolo
Italy
Mr Ettore Messina
Italy
Mr Andrea Trinchieri
Italy
Mr Kestutis Kemzura
Lithuania
Mr Paul Henare
New Zealand
Mr Omar Gonzales
Puerto Rico
Mr Dusan Ivkovic
Serbia
Mr Igor Kokoškov
Serbia
Ms Marina Maljkovic
Serbia
Mr Svetislav Pesic
Serbia
Mr Zeljko Obradovic
Serbia
Mr Pablo Laso
Spain
Mr Aito Garcia Reneses
Spain
Mr Adel Tlatli
Tunisia
Mr Chris Fleming
USA
Mr Geno Auriemma
USA
Mr Donald Showalter
USA
Ms Tara Van Der Veer
USA
Mr Mike Krzyzewski
USA
Mr Jay Wright
USA
Ms Dawn Staley
USA
Ms Kara Lawson
USA
Mr Kenny Atkinson
USA
Mr Tom Hovasse
USA
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