Who We Are

The Alberta Basketball Association (ABA), a not-for-profit organization and the governing body for the sport of basketball in Alberta. We believe that our amazing sport is more than just a game; it is A Game for Life TM . The game of basketball assists all who participate by developing life skills and habits that will benefit and enrich their lives.

ABA is committed to providing a safe environment and fair competition for all of its members.  Through sanctioning we provide guidelines and regulations for groups running events, programs and tournaments helping to ensure a safe, fair and positive environment.

Mission, Vision & Values


To implement the "Canadian Style of Play" from Grassroots to High Performance.


To provide leadership for the ongoing development of basketball in Alberta through the delivery of programming and events, collaboration with stakeholders and governance.

Foundation Values

  • Integrity
  • Stewardship
  • Service
  • Professionalism

Operating Values

  • Facilitation
  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Visibility
  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Unification


Board of Directors


Bob Mitchell


Vince Tripathy

Vice President 

Marvin Washington

Vice President

Ron Betker


Mark Dzenick


Val Hampton-Mumford

Director at Large

Chad Bowie

Director at Large

James Szarko

Director at Large

 Jay Ouelette

Director at Large


Proud Partners of ABA