NABC Staff

1111 Main Street
Suite 1000
Kansas City, MO 64105-2136
Phone: (816) 878-6222
Fax: (816) 878-6223


Jim Haney
Executive Director
Jim will answer questions about NABC programs and initiatives, NCAA legislation, the association's annual convention, and can provide general information on the organization. He is the key contact for the One Nation, One Flag, One People initiative and the Guardians of the Game program. He also serves as an advisor for the Ethics Committee and Student Basketball Council. Haney was the recipient of the Coach Wooden Keys to Life Award in 2007, presented by Athletes In Action (AIA).


Reggie Minton
Deputy Executive Director
Reggie is responsible for working on issues that directly affect college basketball coaches, while assisting with NCAA legislation to improve the game for players and coaches. The long-time head basketball coach at the United States Air Force Academy is the NABC's primary contact for Coaches vs. Cancer, the Coaches Support Network and Alumni Program as well as serving as the chief liaison for the association's preseason basketball tournament and coaches clinics. Reggie serves as a trustee for the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame and is the chairman of the Blue Ribbon selection committee for the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.  


Carol Haney
Senior Director of Internal Operations
Carol coordinates committee conference calls and agendas for the NABC Board of Directors, NABC Congress and various NABC committees. Carol also serves as the coordinator for the NABC's mentoring program, One Nation, One Flag, One People initiative and the NABC's Reading and Math with the NABC program.


Stephanie Whitcher
Chief Financial Officer
Stephanie, a certified public accountant with a M.B.A. degree, joined the NABC in the summer of 2008.  She is responsible for all aspects of accounting, financial reporting, human resources, insurance, capital expenditures and building management.  She serves in a similar capacity for the NABC Foundation, Inc.


Troy Hilton
Senior Director of Association Affairs and Corporate Relations
Troy is the association's official meeting planner and serves as the key contact for the annual NABC Convention. He oversees the convention schedule, housing and transportation. He assists in facilitating coaching clinics and serves as a liaison to the NABC Congress and coprorate partners.


Ebony Donahue
Associate Director of Membership Services
Ebony assists with all aspects of NABC membership. She handles requests for membership application, dues receipts and is the contact for change of address and change of position for member coaches. In addition, Ebony conducts the NABC Spouse program and I'm a Coach's Kid during the annual NABC Convention.


Rose Tate
Director of Membership Services
Rose joined the NABC in the summer of 2010 and is responsible for the NABC Membership Services Department. She communicates on an ongoing basis with NABC members for all matters concerning their membership status and participation in the NABC Convention.


Janelle Guidry
Director of Convention 
Janelle assists in convention, housing, meeting planning and operations. She plays a primary role in the annual NABC Guardians of the Game awards show at the NABC Convention during the NCAA Final Four and the NABC Foundation Court of Honor Gala.


Jenna Wright
Director of Convention Housing 
Jenna is responsible for housing for the annual NABC Convention and also assists with meeting planning and operations.


Rick Leddy
Senior Director of Communications
Rick joined the full-time NABC staff as director of public relations in February, 2007, and is responsible for communications, including public and media relations and publications. He serves as the official spokesperson for the NABC, is the NABC contact for the Allstate NABC Good Works Team program and also assists with the production of events at the NABC Convention, including the Guardians of the Game Awards Show and Champions Luncheon. Rick is the secretary for the NABC Board of Directors, a position he has held since 1985. He is a member of the USBWA and CoSIDA and previously was associate athletic director/communications at Southern Connecticut State University, where he served for 36 years. He was one of six inductees in the Class of 2016 for the CoSIDA Hall of Fame.

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Mark Heatherman
Senior Director of Special Events
Mark joined the NABC as an association affairs assistant following an internship during the 2008 NABC Convention in San Antonio. The University of Kansas graduate oversees the NABC MARKETPLACE, the annual NABC sports trade show held at the NABC Convention during the NCAA Final Four. He is the key contact for all NABC events, including the annual CBE Hall of Fame Classic and the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame induction.


Wade Hageman
Director of Corporate Relations 
Assists in the general operations of the NABC office. Coordinates various NABC events, including several at the annual NABC Convention, and works with NABC corporate partners. 


Eric Wieberg
Director of Digital and Social Media
Eric joined the NABC staff in May 2016 and oversees all digital and social media initiatives at the NABC, in addition to assisting with public relations and other association affairs. A former NABC intern, Eric held positions with the Colonial Athletic Association, South Atlantic Conference and the NCAA prior to his current role at the NABC.