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NWBA Accepting Applications for High Performance Director

By NWBA, 07/03/24, 4:15PM CDT


COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. - The National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) is launching a nationwide search for qualified applicants for the full-time position of High Performance Director. 

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the High Performance Director will have overall responsibility for the development and management of the NWBA High Performance Program. The High Performance Director will lead the execution of the high performance strategy for the NWBA.

The NWBA High Performance program includes all teams selected to represent USA internationally under the jurisdiction of the USOPC/IWBF/IPC—i.e., Under 23 (Men’s), Under 25 (Women’s), Parapan American Games, Zonal Qualifiers, World Championships, Paralympic Games, etc. The USA Men's and Women's National Wheelchair Basketball Teams fall under the leadership of the NWBA, and more specifically, the High Performance Committee (HPC).

We are looking for someone with knowledge and experience to manage, operate and lead the NWBA High Performance Plan for the quadrennial cycle leading up to LA2028 and beyond. An ideal candidate will have management experience leading all initiatives in a segment of our organization within a demanding environment and in a performance driven role. Also, someone interested in serving in a non-profit leadership role that will help make a positive impact on our organization and individuals with physical disabilities. 

Application Process

  • Provide a resume outlining your relevant professional experience for this position. 
  • Provide a cover letter expressing your interest in the position and addressing how you best fit the requirements of the position.
  • Provide three professional references with contact address, phone and email address. 

Applications must be received no later than September 16, 2024, for full consideration. Interested individuals must submit applications with the subject line “High Performance Director” to Brandon McBeain, COO, at

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This position will remain posted until a qualified candidate is selected. 

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