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Coaches for Racial Justice


As Coaches, both Head and Assistant we are teachers and leaders. WIBCA Coaches are dedicated to working within our own communities and the state of Washington with local leaders, officials and law enforcement agencies to create long-lasting and sustainable change across our state. Join us in this journey. Enter your name into our drawing for a set of 12 T Shirts with a Slogan supporting Coaches for Racial Justice. We will be drawing two coaches (two different schools of boys programs only!) who will receive 12 T-shirts. Use the form below to give us all your contact information for you [...]

Coaches for Racial Justice2020-08-31T15:22:20-07:00

WIBCA Summer Information & Updates


MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT, JOE HARRIS Coach, Being a coach is year around, this is as important now more than ever. If nothing else, these past few months have been very challenging for all of us.  We have all had to adjust to something different, life in a pandemic, where  uncertainty is the norm.   As coaches, we should use our time to help others. What have you done in the last twelve weeks to make yourself a person and as part of your team? We should subscribe to the ideology that our teams, community, or any collective group can overcome [...]

WIBCA Summer Information & Updates2020-08-17T12:57:17-07:00

Become a Board Member


If you would like to be considered for a possible position on the WIBCA Executive Board (vote to determine) if we expand our board, and if so, by how many position, please fill out this application form to assist us with our vetting process. The vote on possible board expansion will be made at our fall WIBCA meeting in October. If approved we will then keep applications open for 1-2 weeks after the vote is taken. CLCIK HERE TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION

Become a Board Member2020-04-28T09:53:53-07:00

Congrats! Mr. Basketball and Players of The Year


Congratulations to the following senior students athletes on their end of season WIBCA awards: WIBCA “Mr. Basketball”-Tanner Toolson, Union High School PLAYERS OF THE YEAR (Respective classifications) 4A-Jabe Mullins, Mt. Si High School 3A-Tari Eason, Garfield High School 2A-Wyatt Walker, Burlington Edison High School 1A-Hunter Ecklund, La Center High School 2B-A.J. Floyd, Davenport High School 1B-Caleb Revey, Lummi High School CONGRATULATIONS

Congrats! Mr. Basketball and Players of The Year2020-03-07T14:21:08-08:00



WIBCA Hall of Fame Event Cancelled Due to the current situation surrounding the COVID-19 and uncertainty of future state policies; while also wanting to ensure a safe and positive environment for a WIBCA-related event, we are cancelling the 2020 WIBCA Hall of Fame inductions scheduled for July 23rd at the Nile golf and Country Club in Mountlake Terrace. We are very disappointed to have to make this decision but we have informed our three inductees and look forward to celebrating their achievements and this honor with them, their families, and friends in 2020. We will have specific date, time and [...]

(Cancelled) HALL OF FAME INDUCTION 20202020-05-04T09:32:02-07:00

Follow Up & Thank You!


Thanks to those that attended our recent fall clinic hosted by the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association. This years clinic provided a variety of excellent speakers from the high school, community college, NAIA and D1 collegiate levels. Headline speakers were Coach Kyle Smith of Washington State University mens team and Shantay Legans from the Eastern Washington mens program. WIBCA, with the support of Shoot-A-Way, was again able to give away a brand new Shooting "Gun" to one lucky attendee. Thanks also to our sponsors in attendance: Cloud 9 Sports, Shoot-A-Way, Snap, and Hudl. We would like to thank the Yakima [...]

Follow Up & Thank You!2019-12-22T00:34:29-08:00

2019 Season Tip-off Newsletter


Coach, As one season ends, and another is about to begin… Continue thinking about your players and how to build a culture where every athlete on the team contributes and grows. They have many people in their life but none whose relationship with them is continually focused on making them a better player and person. Win or lose, the opportunities that you provide these young people will stay with them forever while helping to shape them for the rest of their lives. Our desire is that this newsletter will stimulate your thinking and help prepare you and your teams on and [...]

2019 Season Tip-off Newsletter2019-12-22T00:14:59-08:00

Year in Review


In 1978 WIBCA’s Founding Fathers gathered to create an organization to represent and support high school basketball and coaches in the state of Washington. The Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association (WIBCA) was started by legendary coaches such as Ed Pepple, Don Koplitz, Jim Harney, Wayne Gilman, Lyle Patterson, and Mel Bowden. WIBCA is thriving and continuing to serve over forty years later. Today, in addition to advocating for and representing high school basketball and its coaches, WIBCA provides countless services and opportunities for coaches and players. Some of them include six All-State games, a Spring Showcase Event, a Hall of Fame [...]

Year in Review2019-11-13T18:36:33-08:00