Jason Lafasciano currently serves as the Tri Conference Commissioner over three military basketball conferences (CUSMBL, PWMBC, ACMBC), is a Deputy Commissioner for the MBA and is the head of officials for the MBA Officials Association (MBAOA) where he assigns the officials for the Conference end of season tournaments, Eastern/Western Conference tournaments and the MBA Finals.
His military basketball career includes play for various post level teams to include, Ft. Gordon, Ft. Campbell, Korea, Ft. Meyer, Germany (Ansbach), Ft. Riley. Jason also played professional Basketball from 2000-2004 in Germany while stationed there for several teams in the German Bundesliga to include, Ansbach, Wurzburg, Bonn-Colon, and Stuttgart. He started coaching military basketball in Ansbach Germany leading the Post team to (3) consecutive Southern Championships and (1) USAREUR Championship in 4 years. He is an Asst coach for Ft. Riley over the past 4 seasons helping build the team into a CUSMBL contender highlighted by two, 3rd place finishes at the CUSMBL conference tournament and a perfect 28-0 regular season record in 2017.
Jason became the commissioner for the CUSMBL in 2015, where he helped expand the conference from 8 to 16 teams over the last 5 seasons. He has opened up the opportunities for the military basketball athlete by moving the conference championships off base and hosting it at Wichita State University for 2 years and Hy-Vee Arena in 2019. This allowed for a various network of college coaches, G-league contacts, and oversees scouts to come watch our players.
In 2017, Jason was the first to start the live streaming of the conference tournaments by broadcasting the CUSMBL conference final four out to all that could not attend and give them the chance to watch the games via the internet.
He is the originator of live-streaming for military basketball on a large scale and has promoted military basketball across the continental United States by starting up two more military basketball conferences on the east and west coasts. The Atlantic Coastal Military Basketball Conference (ACMBC) and Pacific West Military basketball Conference (PWMBC), with all 3 conferences playing by the same rules and By-Laws.
He is a founding member and current board member of the Military Basketball Association (MBA) which is the overarching association that works on securing funds for military basketball through community partners and non-profit organizations as well as the host for the Military Basketball Finals at the end of each season. Jason has volunteered over 10,000 hours and personally invested and donated to military basketball for over 20 years.