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The NWBA is always looking for volunteers! The NWBA currently has over 200 teams across twenty-two conferences and seven divisions. The NWBA was founded in 1949 and today consist of men’s, women’s, intercollegiate, and youth teams throughout the United States and Canada. The NWBA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Our Mission: In our pursuit of excellence, the National Wheelchair Basketball Association provides qualified individuals with physical disabilities the opportunity to play, learn, and compete in the sport of wheelchair basketball.

Core Values: Our core values are very important to us, whether you are a player, coach, or volunteer. Please read our values to understand what we expect from our membership.

  • We value unequivocal excellence in all aspects of the organization
  • We strive for excellence with integrity and respect
  • We recognize our rich tradition as a solid foundation
  • We celebrate the development of our members and our community
  • We believe in the pursuit of competitive excellence always


Interested in being a volunteer?

If you would like to volunteer, there are a number of ways: assisting at a local team’s tournament or practice, coaching new players, being on a committee, assisting the National Office staff, working at the NWBA National Tournament, and more. If you have any questions about volunteering or would like to list a volunteer opportunity/event, please contact the NWBA national office.

Brandon McBeain

Phone: (719) 266-4082 ext. 108