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

Steve Bach, Canada – President / Presidente | Email: stephen.bach@iwbf.org
Marta de Acajabon, Guatemala – Vice-President Central America & Caribbean Region / Vice-Presidente Región Centro América & Caribe
Cristina Rosello, Uruguay – Vice-President South America Region / Vice-Presidente Región Sur América
Jon Burford, United States – Vice-President North America Region / Vice-Presidente Región Norte
Sileno Sant0s, Brazil – Competition Officer / Oficial de Competencia
Anne Lachance, Canada – Classification Officer / Oficial de Clasificación
Jorge Bestilleiro, Argentina – Technical Officer / Oficial Técnico
Brandon McBeain, USA – Development Officer / Oficial de Desarrollo
Maureen Orchard, Canada – Treasurer / Tesorera
Juan Magallanes, Mexico – Secretary General / Secretario General
Erica Gavel, Canada – IWBF Player  Commission Representative
John Boie, USA – IWBF Player Commission Representative 

ZONE MEMBERS

There are currently 21 NOWBs in the IWBF Americas these are:
Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Canada
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica

Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Jamaica
Mexico

Nicaragua
Panama
Peru
Puerto Rico
Uruguay
USA
Venezuela

NEWS

Groups Unveiled for 2024 IWBF Repechage Tournaments

Groups Unveiled for 2024 IWBF Repechage Tournaments

The 2024 IWBF Men's and Women's Repechage tournament took a significant step forward as the highly anticipated group draw unfolded at the 2024 IWBF Asia Oceania Championship closing banquet. Don Perriman, IWBF Asia Oceania Secretary General, was responsible for...

In Memoriam: Francisca Ravestein – IWBF Award or Merit Recipient

In Memoriam: Francisca Ravestein – IWBF Award or Merit Recipient

The IWBF announces with profound sadness the passing of our esteemed former IWBF Executive Council Member and Award of Merit Recipient, Francisca Ravestein, who passed away on Sunday 7 January at the age of 71 years old. Serving on the IWBF Executive Council since...

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