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Executive Director / Chief Executive Officer Announcement

04/15/2019, 1:00pm CDT
By NWBA Board of Directors

The National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Executive Director / Chief Executive Officer.  The NWBA, founded in 1948, provides leadership and support for over 3,000 members across 225 teams in several divisions (Junior Prep, Junior Varsity, Adult Divisions 1, 2 & 3, Women and Intercollegiate). The NWBA also oversees and ensures the success of USA Wheelchair Basketball National Teams (men and women).


Position Responsibilities

At the direction of and in partnership with the Board of Directors:

-Develop strategy for achieving the NWBA’s mission, goals and objectives

-Be responsible for fundraising and allocation of those resources

-Prepare and submit net positive annual budgets for the NWBA Board of Directors’ approval

-Act as spokesperson for the organization, in conjunction with the NWBA President

-Attract, develop, engage and retain National Office staff in accordance with NWBA policies and budget

-Convene, as needed, working groups to examine issues identified by the Board of Directors

-Serve as the primary liaison to the US Olympic Committee, US Paralympics, USA Basketball, NBA, NCAA, Veterans Affairs, and other key stakeholders

-Coordinate international activities of the NWBA

-Serve as the director of basketball operations for the NWBA

-Perform all other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors



Based on qualifications


Review of applications to begin immediately


Start Date

To be determined, based on position acceptance of qualified individual


Application Procedure, materials due by April 29, 2019

Email or FAX letter of interest, resume and list of references (including phone numbers) to:

Bruce E. Fischbach

Search Committee Chair

NWBA Board of Directors – Vice President

(605) 677-5467  FAX

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