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By Jeannie Hebert-Truax, 10/18/15, 2:45PM AKDT



Article by: Jeannie Hebert-Truax

Dated: 10/18/2015

Did you know…once you sign up to be a member of AABC you automatically are enrolled as a member of the NHSBCA. Our association sends a representative to the yearly NHSBCA meeting to discuss the state of basketball and issues we might be facing in each state. Below is the vision, mission and purpose of the NHSBCA taken from their web-site:

The National High School Basketball Coaches Association (NHSBCA) is an alliance among the leaders of State Basketball Coaches Associations, linking their respective Associations in an effort to provide a national voice for high school basketball coaches.

Vision Statement:
The NHSBCA will be a major voice and influence in the game of scholastic basketball in the nation.

Mission Statement:
Our educational mission is to help mentor and assist coaches and players in learning and teaching the game.

The NHSBCA serves the following purposes:

  • To advocate for scholastic basketball and scholastic basketball coaches.
  • To provide networking and communication among coaches.
  • To share ideas for the improvement of State Basketball Coaches Associations.
  • To provide a unified voice for State Basketball Coaches Associations, scholastic basketball coaches and scholastic basketball with the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), the National Federation and any other national organization concerned with scholastic basketball.
  • To help coaches in states that do not already have a State Basketball Coaches Association to form one. The NHSBCA would nurture and mentor the process.
  • To discuss issues and formulate positions for the good of scholastic basketball and scholastic basketball coaches.
  • To provide input to appropriate governing bodies and organizations.
  • To promote practical ways to implement a charitable contributio program in high schools in each state.