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About Wellesley Youth Basketball Association

Wellesley Youth Basketball Association is currently comprised of 20 Wellesley residents who oversee the MetroWest, Wellesley Hoops, Mini- and Midi-Raiders and HS Rec League basketball programs guided by a common set of principles articulated on the Principles & Philosophy page.

Below you can find a list of our Board members and their contact information.  We encourage you to contact any one of our members if you have any questions or concerns about our youth basketball programs, or wish to volunteer to get engaged and help us improve on what we provide for our kids.

Board Member Role
Ann Marie Andrews Enrollment
Bob Bannish 3rd Grade League
Mark Barrett Asst Treasurer
Sara Beggans MW Uniforms/Merchandise
Andrew Boyle Coach Dev/3x3/Bantam Boys
Fitz Christiano Player Development/Mini Raiders
Greg Ciongoli Cadet Boys Coordinator
Chris Dacey Treasurer
Caroline del Col Governance/Board Planning
George Defina Bantam Boys Coordinator
Debbie Gianarkas Hoops Equipment/Enrollment
Vincent Grosso Asst MW Commissioner
Mike Manning Hoops Commissioner
Colette Nolan Junior Girls Coordinator
Ben Smith Player Development/Mini Raiders
Dan Thornton MW Commissioner
Peter Velyvis Sportsmanship
Kristen Walsh Bantam Girls Coordinator
Dave Walton Junior Boys Coordinator
Brendan Ward Bantam Girls Coordinator
Kristen Whitaker Covid Committee Chair
Nancy Williamson Director


Please contact any of our baord members at

Wellesley Youth Basketball Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to offering basketball programs that maximize participation and optimize the development experience of Wellesley youth.  WYBA's Form 990 is available upon request - if you are interested in seeing a copy, please email: