IWBF Americas

IWBF Americas, on behalf of IWBF, promotes, supervises and directs the sport of wheelchair basketball within America. It strictly recognises the autonomy of each NOWB within its own territory, while following the policies of IWBF as established by the World Congress and the IWBF Executive Council.

IWBF AMERICAS EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

Cristina Rosello, Uruguay – President / Presidente | Email: cristina.rosello@iwbf.org
Juan García, El Salvador – Vice-President Central America & Caribbean Region / Vice-Presidente Región Centro América & Caribe
José Herrera, Venezuela – Vice-President South America Region / Vice-Presidente Región Sur América
Jeff Downes, United States – Vice-President North America Region / Vice-Presidente Región Norte
Steve Bach, Canada – Competition Officer / Oficial de Competencia
Anne Lachance, Canada – Classification Officer / Oficial de Clasificación
Jorge Bestilleiro, Argentina – Technical Officer / Oficial Técnico
Dilka Benitez, Puerto Rico – Development Officer / Oficial de Desarrollo
Maureen Orchard, Canada – Treasurer / Tesorera & Acting Secretary General / Secretario General | Email: maureen.orchard@iwbf.org

 

ZONE MEMBERS

There are currently 22 NOWBs in the IWBF Americas these are:
Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Canada
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
Cuba

Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Jamaica
Mexico

Nicaragua
Panama
Peru
Puerto Rico
Uruguay
USA
Venezuela

NEWS

Women’s U25 World Championship Quarter-Final match-ups confirmed

Following three days of wheelchair basketball action in the preliminary round of the 2019 Women’s U25 World Championship the quarter-final match-ups have been confirmed. Great Britain and USA, who both went 3-0 in the first phase of the competition. finished top of...

Women’s U25 World Championship action gets underway

The 2019 Women’s U25 World Championship began with the Opening Ceremony, which took place in front of a packed house, welcoming a number of high profile dignatories including the Governor of Suphanburi Province, Mr Nimit Wanchaitanawong, and the President of...

USA’s Dunkin aims high at 2019 Women’s U25 World Championship

After winning the gold medal at the inaugural 2011 Women’s U25 World Championship in St Catharine’s, Canada, but then not taking part four years later in Beijing, China, Team USA are back and heading to the 2019 Women's U25 World Championship in Thailand. Hoping to...

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