National Basketball Coaches Association
Formation1976
FounderTommy Heinsohn
TypeUnion of coaches
Region
USA, Canada
Executive
David S. Fogel
Parent organization
NBA
Websitehttps://nbacoaches.com

The National Basketball Coaches Association (NBCA) is an American organization and union that represents coaches in the National Basketball Association. It was founded in 1976[1] and consists of all NBA head coaches, assistant coaches and alumni's.[2]

The current executive director is David S. Fogel.[3]

It administers the league's NBA Coach of the Year Award, which dates back to 1962, and is voted on by a media panel of writers, reporters and broadcasters.

In 2009, it established the Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award, in honor of the former Pistons, Magic, Nets, and Cavaliers coach.[4]

In 2017, it created the NBCA Coach of the Year Award, in honor of the Association's longtime executive director. The annual winner is selected by the 30 coaches in the NBA.[4]


See also

References

  1. ^ "NBCA".
  2. ^ "ABOUT THE NBA COACHES ASSOCIATION". nbacoaches.com. NBA Coaches Association. Retrieved 2017-01-28.
  3. ^ "National Basketball Coaches Association Statement on the Passing of Michael H. Goldberg". nbacoaches.com. NBA Coaches Association. Retrieved 2017-01-28.
  4. ^ a b Aschburner, Steve (January 15, 2017). "New Coach of the Year Award to Honor Longtime NBCA Executive Director". www.nba.com. Retrieved 2017-01-28.