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IBA Panthers Academy

IBA Basketball is where excitement and professionalism come together to create an exceptional sporting experience for aspiring young athletes!

Year-Round Basketball

IBA offers a non-stop basketball destination for all ages and skill levels! Our U10, U12, U14, U16 and U18 teams will have weekly practices as we develop our players in a professional & exciting environment.

Elite Instruction

Our experienced coaches will mentor our players' physical, mental and personal development. We are eager to pass on our extensive professional experience onto the next generation as we perfect their game; from fundamentals to advanced skill work.

International Community

IBA lies at the heart of the international community in Bucharest, which is why we will be fostering a globally inclusive basketball environment! We want our players to learn from each other, broaden their horizons and grow together.

Player Development

We understand that every player is different. Whether in learning style, character, skill level or age; we are here to cater our instruction to the needs of our players. IBA places emphasis on player progress and offers supplemental 1-on-1 workout sessions as well.


Academy Info

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Weekly Schedule

American International School of Bucharest
Bulevardul Pipera 196, Voluntari 077190

Age Groups

Boys & Girls
U10 - U12 - U14 - U16 - U18 

Practice Schedule

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Cardio machines.
A basketball gym.
A weight room.

Important Dates

August 15th - First Day of Practice
June 28th - Last Day of Practice 



Dear Future Panthers,

Welcome to the International Basketball Academy! A community where love for the game meets top-notch training and holistic development. I am thrilled to introduce you to our one-of-a-kind program designed to nurture the talent and passion of aspiring basketball players from around the world!

At IBA, we believe in the power of basketball to inspire, empower, and transform lives. Our mission is simple yet profound: to provide high-quality basketball education and training that goes beyond the court. We are committed to shaping not just exceptional athletes, but also well-rounded individuals who embody the values of sportsmanship, teamwork, and perseverance.

What sets us apart is our comprehensive approach that encompasses technical skills, game situations, physical and mental conditioning, and character development. Our expert coaches, with their wealth of experience and deep understanding of the game, will guide our players on a journey of growth and excellence. From mastering advanced drills and honing shooting techniques to strategizing for game situations and building strength and resilience, our players will receive the finest training available.

But IBA is more than just a basketball academy. It's a tight-knit community where athletes come together to learn, compete, and forge lifelong friendships. Our modern facilities provide the perfect environment for our players to thrive whilst meeting the highest safety standards and are meticulously maintained by our dedicated support staff.


As the founder of IBA, I am committed to creating an experience that goes beyond expectations. We understand that every player is unique, and that's why our programs are tailored to their individual needs. Whether they are aspiring to play at the professional level or seeking to improve their skills for personal enjoyment, we have the expertise and resources to help them achieve their goals.

I invite you to join us on this exciting journey. Explore our website to learn more about our programs, facilities, and coaching staff. Get a glimpse of the dynamic and vibrant atmosphere that awaits you at IBA. We are here to answer any questions you may have and provide the support you need to embark on this incredible basketball adventure.

Our culture will thrive with you alongside us. Let's make lasting memories and embrace the boundless potential that lies within each and every one of us. Welcome to our home, where we are Stronger Together.


David Georgiev

Founder & President

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