Ontario Basketball

c/o Abilities Centre
55 Gordon Street, Suite 2A
Whitby, ON  L1N 0J2

Phone: 416-477-8075
Fax: 416-477-8120

Get directions to the Ontario Basketball office (in the Abilities Centre).

Professional Staff

The day to day operations of Ontario Basketball are managed by our professional staff.

Jason Jansson
Executive Director
416-477-8075 ext. 202
Liaison to Board of Directors, Operational Planning/Management, Human Resources, Finances, Public Relations

Clubs & Competitions:

Mike Barbin
Director, Clubs and Competitions
416-477-8075 ext. 210
Member Clubs, Ontario Basketball Championships (Provincial Championships and Ontario Cup), Team Registration, Sanctioned Tournaments, Ontario Basketball League (OBL)

Membership Development:

Ontario Basketball Championships (Provincial Championships and Ontario Cup), Team Registration via SportSavvy, Club Affiliation, Transfer Policy, Sanctioned Tournaments, Rankings, Exemptions, Annual Meeting of Members, OBA Hall of Fame.

League Development:

Ontario Basketball League (OBL) Registration, Scheduling, Standings, Rankings, Host Opportunities, Finances, Marketing and Sponsorships, Media, All-Star Showcase, League Communications

Basketball Development:

High Performance:

Carmelo Mallia
Manager, High Performance
416-477-8075 ext. 207
Men’s High Performance, including Team Ontario, Targeted Athlete Strategy (TAS), Centre for Performance (CP), Ontario Scholastic Basketball Association (OSBA); Quest for Gold—Ontario Athlete Assistance Program (OAAP)

Basketball Development:

Kauri LaFontaine
Senior Coordinator, Basketball Development
416-477-8075 ext. 206
Community Development, Coaching & Officiating Development 

Business Development, Finance, Marketing & Communications:

Trina Savoie
Senior Director, Business and Finance
416-477-8075 ext. 204
Finance, Office Management, Online Payments

Andrew Beange
Coordinator, MIS, Finance and Administration

416-477-8075 ext. 209
Finance, Online Payments

Devin Gray
Manager, Marketing and Communications
416-477-8075 ext. 217
Marketing, Sponsorships, Branding, Graphic Design, Communications, Social Media, Media Requests, Website Management, Donations, OBA Store

Board of Directors

John Rocchi

David Coulthard

Heather LaFontaine

Tom Oliveri

Rick Parnham
OABO Representative

Mike Quigley
Vice President

Barbara Capes

Claude Nembhard

John Lovett


Fair Play and Resolution

David Hurley

Club Review

Gord Everett

Ranking and Seeding

Alvin Lunar
Boys’ Chair

Elsa Donovan
Girls’ Chair