WIBCA Board of Directors
Nalin SoodExecutive Director
Pat FittererPast President
Keffrey J. FazioSecretary
Dave DicksonHall of Fame Coordinator
Bill BakamusNorthwest Shootout Coordinator
Gary WusterbarthCoaches vs. Cancer Coordinator
Tim GaebeShowcase Director/Capital Development Director
Tim KellyInternational Travel Coordinator
In his 19th season at the head coach at Mountlake Terrace High School and 31st season overall as a basketball coach at the school, Nalin served under his mentor and legendary WIBCA Hall of Fame basketball coach Roger Ottmar for 13 of those. Nalin earned his B.A. in Business Technology from Central Washington and his Masters Degree from Grand Canyon University. Nalin has been teaching Business Technology at MTHS for 22 years. Leadership-wise, Nalin has been the President/Executive Director of (WIBCA) Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association (http://www.wibca.com/) for the past ten years, President of the Edmonds School District Coaches Association for the past twelve years and is Past President of the Washington State Coaches Association (http://www.washcoach.com/). Recently, he was named to the National Federation of High School Sport Medicine Committee. Nalin is the Past President of the National High School Basketball Coaches (http://nhsbca.org/) which represents high school basketball coaches across the country. In the summer of 2018 Nalin was inducted into the state boys basketball coaches (WIBCA) Hall of Fame.
Pat has been involved with WIBCA for over 35 years, holding an Executive Board position for over 30 years. In 2005 Pat received the National Federation High School National Distinguished Coach Contributor award for his service. In 2007 Pat was inducted into the Washington State Basketball Coaches Hall-of-fame. Pat retired from coaching after 37 years as a head coach with 728 wins, two state championships and 20 teams who earned a state trophy. Pat now runs the WIBCA basketball clinic and is the Master of Ceremonies for the annual state coaches Hall-of-fame inductions.
Joe Harris recently retired as the Head boys basketball Coach at Chelan High School after 25 years, prior to that he served as the Head Coach at Bridgeport High School for six seasons. In his 31 years of coaching Joe has amassed a 516-260 record as Head Coach with One state championship and 9 teams who earned a state trophy. In 2011 Joe was inducted into the Washington State Basketball Coaches Hall-of-fame. Coach Harris has been involved with WIBCA for many years and is currently the President as well as the Director of the Spring Coaches Clinic held annually in Lake Chelan. Joe and his wife Alice have four children, Kaiti, Joe, Jaicee and Makenzie.
Bruce is the Head Boys Basketball Coach at Sunnyside High School. This is his 17th year as a Head Boys Coach having previously coached at Granger, Highland and Riverside Christian. Bruce also serves as Washington State Coach’s Association representative for YVIAA District 5. Bruce and his wife Dee have 5 children and 9 grandchildren and live in Sunnyside, Wa.
Keffrey J. Fazio
Coach Keffrey Fazio is his fifth season as head coach at West Seattle High School and his 10th year of coaching high school basketball overall (schools include Decatur High School and Kennedy High School). Keffrey earned his B.A. from University of Washington, with a concentration in Psychology. Currently he teaches at WSHS in the Special Education department. Coach Fazio serves as the Executive Secretary for WIBCA along with being the Seattle area coordinator for the WIBCA College Combine, the Baden Scholarship advisor, and is the coordinator for the WIBCA All-state Games. He is married to Janelle Chase-Fazio; they live in Federal Way.
Dave has served as a head basketball coach 25 years—first at Oak Harbor High, then at Bellingham High, and now at Squalicum. He has been associated with 17 State Tournament teams including two State Champions. Dave serves as the WIBCA State Board member in charge of the State Coaches Hall of Fame Banquet. He has taught history for 38 years. Besides history and hoops, Dave and his wife of 38 years Jamie love to spend time with their 3 children and 11 grandchildren.
Bill Bakamus has been a head boy’s basketball coach for 35 years. After short stints at Coulee-Hartline and Toledo, he has spent the last 26 years at Mark Morris High School. During his career his teams have won 25 League Championships, 11 District Championships and 12 State trophies. His overall coaching record is 598-265, ranking him 6th all-time in overall Washington coaching victories. The trademarks of his teams are fundamental play, team work and toughness. Coach Bakamus has been involved with WIBCA in several positions serving as the Vice President and currently the Northwest Shootout Coordinator. “Billy B” was inducted into the WIBCA Hall of Fame in 2010. He and his wife Cathy have been happily married 34 years and he has three grown children, Katrina, Rachel, Rem and a grandson, Mack.
Gary is the Boys Basketball Head Coach at Steilacoom High School. Gary received his BA in education from Pacific Lutheran University. He is a member of the WIBCA Hall of Fame and National High School Basketball Coaches Association Court of Honor. He has coached at Steilacoom High School for 33 years. He is the WIBCA Coaches vs Cancer Coordinator and the State Representative for the NHSBCA. Gary and his wife Sandy have two children, Megan and Allison.
Tim retired in June of 2014 after 35 years of teaching, one year Kennewick High School, four years Othello High School and 30 years Shadle Park High School. In March of 2017 he retired from his coaching position at Shadle Park. Currently, Tim is the Director of the annual WIBCA State Basketball Showcase and Director of Capital Development. Married 35 years to his wife Sue, they have two sons and two daughters-in-law, Jake (Meghan) and Nick (Claire).
Tim Kelly has been a head coach at the high school level for the past 25 years. He begins his 12th year at his alma mater, Curtis High School in University Place. At Curtis, Tim has captured a state championship in 2013 and placed 2nd, 4th and 5th, while advancing to state on six additional occasions.
Prior to Curtis, Tim directed Lincoln High School for 14 years, winning back-to-back state championships in 2001 and 2002.
Overall, Tim’s teams have recorded a 453-192 record and have accumulated three state championships, seven state trophies, five district championships and 16 league titles. He has been selected Coach of the Year 14 times. In 2009, Tim became the youngest inductee to the Washington State Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame. Tim also coached at the Division I level at Washington State University and Eastern Washington University. He was also a Division III head coach in Massachusetts. Tim has been married 28 years to his beautiful wife, Gini. They are the lucky parents of two amazing daughters; Annie and Katy.