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Turks and Caicos Islands Basketball

The Turks and Caicos Islands Basketball Federation (TCIBF) was founded in 1980 and tasked with the responsibility of governing the playing of basketball in accordance with the statutes of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). The TCIBF also has the responsibility of preparing and selecting the male and female national teams, to compete in FIBA sponsored international basketball competitions including the FIBA Basketball World Cup, and 3×3 basketball, as well as for some national competitions, and for the development of youth basketball initiatives that address player development, coach education and licensing and safety.


The TCIBF is an official member of the Commonwealth Games Association and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). The TCIBF is assigned to the Americas zone of FIBA and in turn, is assigned to the Americas Sub-Zone of Central America and Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CONCENCABA) and to the Sub-Sub-Zone of the Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC).


The primary objectives of the TCIBF are to:


  1. Foster, develop, and promote the game of basketball in Turks and Caicos at all levels.

  2. Liaise with the Sport Department of the Ministry of Sport, member associations, clubs of the Turks and Caicos Islands and Corporate Community to develop the sport of Basketball

  3. Enforce the rules and regulations for the control and governing of the game in the Turks and Caicos.

The TCIBF’s mission mirrors that of FIBA, to make basketball more popular by developing and promoting the game of basketball by bringing people together and uniting our communities.


The aim of Mission of the Federation is to:

  • Provide fun affordable and accessible participation

  • Promote basketball as healthy, safe, and enjoyable 

  • Understand, embrace, and value the differences within the basketball community

  • Provide pathways, competition, challenges, and opportunities at all levels of the sport


The TCIBF’s vision is guided by the mantra “Basketball for everyone” and aims to make basketball the most popular sport in the Turks and Caicos Islands.



  • Participation – An invitation accessible experience for everyone

  • Inclusive   – Deliver across a broad section of the community to provide opportunities for all

  • Ethical   – Conduct in accordance with established codes of behavior at all times

  • Trust and integrity - Build an environment of trust through open, transparent, and honest leadership

  • Fun  – Promote enjoyment of basketball through good sportsmanship, a welcoming environment, and dynamic programs.

  • Safe  – Provide a safe environment that protects and considers everyone’s physical and emotional well being

  • Healthy lifestyle – Provide the ability for all to participate and lead an active lifestyle 



The TCIBF’s is mandated by FIBA and the government of the Turks and Caicos Islands to organize, promote, and develop the sport of basketball throughout the Turks and Caicos Islands. The federation’s organization and development of basketball focuses on all facets of the game, which includes training courses, clinics, and workshop to develop coaches and officials.  Development programs targets mini basketball, the youth male, and female players, managing competitions at the local and National Championships, School’s Basketball Championships and 3X3 basketball for both male and female.


The TCIBF has three sub-associations, namely:

  • Providenciales Amateur Basketball Association (PABA)

  • Rising Star Basketball Club (RSBC)

  • Island Hoops Basketball Club

  • Providenciales Association of Certified Basketball Officials (PACBO)

  • Filipino Basketball Community


The Executive Board governs basketball in the Turks and Caicos Islands and is elected to office for a period of four years.


Board Members:


Sydwell Glasgow


Keith Cox
1st Vice President 
(Mini Basketball and Youth Development)


Curtis Forde
2nd Vice President (3x3 Programs, Compliance)

Trevor Cooke
Secretary General


Nathalie Sweeting



Mark Alexander
Assistant Treasurer


Nekoda Fullford

Assistant  Secretary

Darcia Forbes
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