HISTORY


ABOUT US


Founded in 2015, Technical Basketball Academy (TBA) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing education programs to young people on the fundamentals of business, education, life skills, entrepreneurship as well as Basketball. Technical Basketball Academy is fundamentally a volunteer organization; dedicated Board Members and TBA Business Volunteers are the backbone of the organization. This connects a real-world perspective to education, bringing to life the importance of what learners are learning in school.

At the heart of TBA are our curricula. Our business, life skills, basketball, leadership, financial education, and workplace readiness programs are designed to be flexibly integrated as relevant extensions of standard school curricula, reaching learners in every year throughout their education experiences. In partnership with businesses and educators, TBA brings the real world to learners, opening their minds to their full potential.


OUR FOUNDING BELIEF






Technical Basketball Academy is founded on the believe that young people are the backbone of the productive population of any country. The youth population is therefore the critical and most important member of global population as well as significant constituent to global productivity.


We believe by generating student athletes today we are building and ensuring A self-sustainable Africa that will be led by mentally and healthy honourable, and enterprising individuals.


Founded in 2015 the Technical Basketball Academy is a youth organization that uses sports (Basketball) as a tool to take you from point A to B and bring about change to social issue a affecting us as a people. Technical Basketball Academy aims to impact over 50 000 African youth by 2036.

VISION & MISSION


Vision

A self-sustainable Africa led by mentally and healthy honourable, and enterprising individuals.

Mission


We help African youth grow into responsible citizens by expanding their abilities through sport and life skills training.

OUR VALUES

Commitment


We are committed to getting things done despite adversity.

Collaboration


We believe in the power of teamwork.

Naturing creativity and Innovation 

We embrace change, change brings about the world we seek.


Integrity 


We always adhere to the highest moral and standards that govern us.


Accountability 


We take ownership for the responsibilities we have agreed to take on

OUR HISTORY

Titus Mwahafa transfers schools from Immanuel Shifidi Secondary School after successfully completing his grade 10. Titus passion for Basketball leads him to start a Basketball team at Khomas High School Basketball (KHS Eagles) as a coach and player. Khomas High School becomes a force to be reckoned with in the schools’ league. 

Titus Mwahafa leads the KHS Eagles team to the final in his second year at Khomas High and matric year. Establishing himself as student of the game and a young visionary in the art of basketball. 

Titus Mwahafa becomes the head coach of the Khomas High Schools Basketball teams. At the same time, he became a first year Accounting student at the University of Namibia. Under his tenure the schools scooped various accolades in the schools’ league with its players being selected to play on regional and junior national teams.

Titus Mwahafa gets a vision to establish a Basketball school. Titus with the assistance of his life coaches’ mentors begin to formulate the strategy of how the Basketball school could look like. While still establishing himself in the various Basketball sector Titus was appointed as the marketing officer of the Khomas School Sport Region (KSSR).

Titus Mwahafa as marketing officer introduces concepts of the Money Mike ambassador award the KSSR Super Eight and Elite four making the High school league the place to be. This led to increase in numbers of participating schools in the schools' league. 

Titus Mwahafa incorporates the Technical Basketball Academy (TBA). Starting the programme at the Saint Letter Day Church in Windhoek North. Shimwino and Son’s Donates NAD 10 000. Mr. David Shimwino of Shimwino and sons and Mr. Sam Shaivite of Bank of Namibia come on board as TBA Board of Directors. TBA appoints Mr. Greame Mouton as it's champion. TBA takes in its first class of students. 

The TBA players dominate the schools league. TBA establishes the TBA Entrepreneurship Programme in collaboration with Youthia and GEN Namibia and Lets study Programme. Promax Sponsors First aid kit and monetary funds to the academy. TBA take part in South African Ideas Festival (SAIF) in South Africa.  Tjiri Ndjarakana finishes the top 3 in Africa at SAIF.

TBA establishes a Globally Advisory Council and Entire Governance structure. And collaborates with NBF in opening a Basketball Open programme. TBA enters the Senior Basketball division with its young flock of leaders. Gabriella Stadhuer returns from ALA to join TBA. TBA moves its operation to Van Rhyn primary school. TBA establishes TBA Tods programme.

Meaune Tjirimuje, Ronaldo Shilongo, Lazarus Muuhanga, Tobias Kapembe become TBA athlete to enroll at university. Nina Mapili, Sharon Tjiueza and Dr. Ndapewa Joins TBA advisory council.

TBA Blackswords Wins KBA D1 Senior league, Asive Rani, Lafewa Uuapunduka, Judith Tibinyane, Sunday Siimata, Tjiri Ndjarakana and Philip Daka enrolls at University.

TBA Celebrates its 5th Quinquennial and Launches TBA sport fest. TBA becomes a member of the United Nations Basketball.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

basketball swords program
BASKETBALL SWORDS
PROGRAM

CREATING THE ULTIMATE STUDENT ATHLETE

let's study program
LET'S STUDY
PROGRAM

A CURRICULUM FOR AN AFRICAN CHILD

entrepreneurial leadership program
ENTERPRENURIAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURES ON THE CONTINENT

leadership talk series
LEADERSHIP TALK
SERIES

LEARN WHILE DOING

psychology and fitness program
MIND-SET AND FITNESS
PROGRAM

CULTIVATING INDEPENDENT THINKERS

media and influence program
MEDIA AND INFLUENCE
PROGRAM

TELLING THE TBA STORY

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