Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call 1-284-442-8000 or Email ALL news to:newsvino@outlook.com; ads call 1-284-440-6666

Derrick R. Varlack is new BVIBF President

- Jason A. Edwin voted in as Vice-President @ BVIBF elections
Derrick R. Varlack was elected President of the BVI Basketball Federation (BVIBF), which held its elections at the Youth Affairs and Sports Conference Room, Ward’s Building, in Road Town today June 25, 2019. Photo: Team of Reporters
Newly elected President of the BVI Basketball Federation (BVIBF), Mr Derrick R. Varlack, 4th from left, and Vice-President Jason A. Edwin, 5th from left, are flanked by members of the new executive body. Photo: Team of Reporters
Newly elected President of the BVI Basketball Federation (BVIBF), Mr Derrick R. Varlack, 4th from left, and Vice-President Jason A. Edwin, 5th from left, are flanked by members of the new executive body. Photo: Team of Reporters
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Derrick R. Varlack and Jason A. Edwin have been elected President and Vice-President, respectively, of the BVI Basketball Federation (BVIBF), which held its elections at the Youth Affairs and Sports Conference Room, Ward’s Building, in Road Town this afternoon, June 25, 2019.

Some 10 posts were up for grabs in the body that governs all basketball leagues and players in the territory. They included President, Vice President, General Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Treasurer, and Assistant, Public Relations Officer and one player representative each for Junior and Senior players.

The new executive will serve from 2019 to 2023.

Mr Varlack, a businessman and former basketball player, beat out the likes of veteran player, organiser and Physical Education (PE) Teacher, Kennedy H. Bass and long-time coach and PE Teacher Derwin Scatliffe.

The post of President was previously held by Mr Guy L. Malone.

Mr Edwin was voted in as Vice-President ahead of businessman and coach, Cromwell Smith aka ‘Edju En Ka’ and referee Norvel A. Young.

The BVIBF is also recognised by and is a part of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and has responsibility for the Virgin Islands (VI) National Basketball Team.

More details will follow.

5 Responses to “Derrick R. Varlack is new BVIBF President”

  • ball (25/06/2019, 20:57) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    The thing gone east
  • He will do a good job (26/06/2019, 03:20) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Congratulations Derrick
  • Breathe (26/06/2019, 09:51) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    Ok then. Congrats to the new Team. She's making sure she's on every committee he's on to keep him in check. You right girl.
  • Well Sah (27/06/2019, 10:40) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    LMAO @Breathe... However, I hope that this new Federation can bring back the good ole basketball spirit that was once.


Create a comment


Create a comment

Disclaimer: Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) welcomes your thoughts, feedback, views, bloggs and opinions. However, by posting a blogg you are agreeing to post comments or bloggs that are relevant to the topic, and that are not defamatory, liable, obscene, racist, abusive, sexist, anti-Semitic, threatening, hateful or an invasion of privacy. Violators may be excluded permanently from making contributions. Please view our declaimer above this article. We thank you in advance for complying with VINO's policy.

Weather


Follow Us On

Disclaimer: All comments posted on Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) are the sole views and opinions of the commentators and or bloggers and do not in anyway represent the views and opinions of the Board of Directors, Management and Staff of Virgin Islands News Online and its parent company.