Press Release: USADB International Program


USADB International Program

Vancouver, WA – February 2, 2018 —

The USADB Executive Board decided to make some changes in the USADB International program.
USADB would like to recognize and appreciate the many years Mr. David Hamilton has contributed to
the USADB International program since 2007 as the International Director.
The USADB Executive Board is taking the opportunity to re-evaluate the International Program in the
next few months. Commissioner Christina Costello will oversee the USADB International Program
and work with USADSF on matters related to the International Program. Please contact
Commissioner Costello at for matters related to the USADB International

The American Athletic Association of the Deaf (AAAD) was established in 1945 in Akron, OH to
promote basketball opportunities for deaf athletes. In 1995, restructure of the AAAD led to the
formation of USA Deaf Sports Federation (USADSF) with USA Deaf Basketball (USADB) becoming
the new national basketball governing body. USADB sponsors and promotes regional and national
basketball tournaments for deaf adults each year, the East-West high School All-Stars; and youth and
adult teams to the World Championships, PanAm Games and Deaflympics. For more information, go

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