The focus of the partnership between the NBCA and the WABC will be connecting their respective membership bases in order to promote global idea-sharing and best practices in the profession of basketball coaching.
"The NBCA represents basketball coaches at the highest level in America, and the WABC represents the basketball coaching profession on a global scale," said NBCA Executive Director Michael Goldberg. "We are proud to partner with the WABC to expand NBA coaches’ global reach and help grow the game internationally."
"The NBCA and the WABC share a commitment to growing the game of basketball, and we look forward to leveraging this partnership between two leading organizations in basketball coaching and playing a key role in the game’s continued global evolution," added NBCA President and Dallas Mavericks Head Coach Rick Carlisle.
"The WABC is all about raising coaching standards worldwide, and the NBCA shares our vision for improving basketball coaching globally," said WABC President Patrick Hunt. "Together we have a unique opportunity to grow and improve our sport."