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WIBCA Selects 2 for Hall of Fame


Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association (WIBCA) has selected 2 coaches for induction to their Hall of Fame at their 44th annual banquet.  The celebration will be held on Thursday, July 25 at the Wenatchee Convention Center and will fete two coaches from the North Central region, Mike Carlquist (Almira/Coulee-Hartline, Goldendale, Cashmere, Okanogan) and Tim Taylor (Brewster).  The Brooklyn Nets’ Joe Harris, reigning NBA 3-point contest winner, will receive the Ed Pepple Service Award for his efforts to improve high school basketball.  The July 25th banquet begins with a social hour at 5PM followed by buffet dinner and induction ceremony.  Cost for [...]

WIBCA Selects 2 for Hall of Fame2019-05-01T21:16:34+00:00

WIBCA Year in Review


The recent calendar year was a memorable one for WIBCA and its member coaches and student-athletes. WIBCA, the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association, was founded in 1974 and is the exclusive association of high school boys’ basketball coaches across the state of Washington. We are a non-profit organization and operate under the umbrella of the Washington State Coaches Association. Annually, the number of events, activities, and awards that WIBCA hosts, promotes, and sponsors continues to grow, all in the name of providing services and benefits to our membership of coaches and their student-athletes. Some of 2018-2019 highlights include membership reaching an [...]

WIBCA Year in Review2019-03-29T19:05:03+00:00

Mid-Season Newsletter


W.I.B.C.A. Coaches, I hope your 2019 is off to a great start for you, your family, & your team. Post season is close to heating up. As competition increases, remember to be the role model your parent or high school coach was for you. We cannot demand positive behavior from our players if we are not monitoring our own. I know it can be tough & trying at times, but we must model positive behaviors & attitudes for our athletes. This is the time of year that stirs up everyone's competitive juices keep in mind, it is a game! You [...]

Mid-Season Newsletter2019-02-04T18:11:57+00:00

Shop and Contribute at the same time.


You shop like you normally would, but Amazon contributes 0.5% back to your favorite non-profit..  Which just happens to be WIBCA! It's simple. Go to instead of This site is amazons way of giving back.  It has all the same products and pricing.   When you shop, first go to You'll be prompted to login to your account and then asked what non-profit you would like to contribute to. Simply search for WIBCA under choice of charity.

Shop and Contribute at the same time.2019-01-31T23:06:46+00:00

2018/19 SAT Dates


The following are the 2018 / 2019 SAT dates 2018-19 SAT Test Date Registration Date Scores Back Date** Saturday, November 3, 2018 October 5, 2018 November 16, 2018 Saturday, December 1, 2018 November 2, 2018 December 14, 2018 Saturday, March 9, 2019 February 8, 2019 March 22, 2019 Saturday, May 4, 2019 April 5, 2019 May 17, 2019

2018/19 SAT Dates2019-01-31T21:55:32+00:00

Pre-Season Tip-Off


As we start the 2018 – 2019 hoop season, I want to wish all the coaches and athletes around the state of Washington the best of luck this season. I am always amazed at the number of untold hours we put in as coaches as we prepare to give our athletes the best experience possible.

Pre-Season Tip-Off2019-01-30T20:32:31+00:00

Winter Newsletter


On behalf of W.I.B.C.A and our Board of Directors, I would like to wish each of you a very Blessed Merry Christmas and a joyous holiday season. At this time of year in particular, it is my sincere hope that you will enjoy some well-deserved time off with your family and friends. I want to thank all of you for your tireless

Winter Newsletter2019-01-30T20:30:04+00:00

WIBCA’s 6th annual basketball clinic Recap


WIBCA’s 6th annual basketball clinic held in Yakima was again a great success!  UW’s Mike Hopkins and Dave Rice headlined the event to a captive audience of 150 plus coaches sharing their wisdom and years of experience in addition to Coach Hopkins famous 2-3 Syracuse zone.  Four drawing winners…1 received a $8000.00 SHOOTAWAY GUN, 2 a subscription to FASTMODEL SPORTS and 1 a $200.00 recipient of tickets from PLAY2WINTIX!  Both Friday and Saturday culminated with great coaching collaboration at socials at local establishments. WIBCA appreciated the efforts of all speakers from both the collegiate and high school level and mens and womens programs. [...]

WIBCA’s 6th annual basketball clinic Recap2018-12-31T18:33:11+00:00