New Opportunities in VBA Development


The Virtual Basketball Association offers a challenging and rewarding working environment. We are the premiere organized basketball league in Second Live and we are an ever-growing organization within the SL Sports Industry, we are from time to time seeking new, vigorous individuals to join our organization in the areas of team management, development, coaching, playing and cheerleading.  The following details the currently available opportunities within the Development Department.



An exciting and stimulating opportunity awaits you with the Virtual Basketball Association, the premiere basketball league in the Second Life Sporting Industry!

We are seeking talented professionals who are motivated by the challenges and rewards of working for an organization that is continuously growing and expanding.

Duties and responsibilities of this position include:

  • Overall management of coaches, players & cheerleaders of the franchise team to include recruiting, reviewing applications and interviewing applicants, hiring and training
  • Ensuring team readiness for game play and competitions
  • Ensuring the proper conduct, appearance and performance of all team staff
  • Management of team member merchandise (uniforms)
  • Independently make or participate in making decisions regarding team events to build and brand the team

Position requirements include:

  • A genuine interest in virtual sports
  • Ability to interact professionally and effectively through verbal and written communication with all professional contacts
  • Ability to hire, train, develop, manage and motivate a team through effective management techniques
  • Independently prioritize and accomplish multiple management tasks within established time frames by effectively planning and managing workload, delegating work, and supervising, monitoring and directing subordinate team staff
  • Prior management experience or the equivalent in Second Life is preferred
  • A working knowledge of general business practices is highly desirable, as are strong organizational skills
  • An aptitude for demonstrating basic recruiting techniques and the ability to instruct others in their application
  • In addition to having a professional appearance and demeanor, the applicant must also demonstrate a keen and genuine interest in all aspects of VBA activities

VBA is a unique environment with wonderful opportunities. Whether you own a team, manage a team, coach, play or cheerlead, you will be proud to be a part of the VBA family.

For consideration for these openings please contact VP of Development Emerald Ishtari via notecard detailing your interest and experience.



The Eastern Conference Cheerleader Coordinator will oversee cheerleader programs, practices, event preparation at the Eastern Conference level within our league. This includes cheerleader recruitment and training, conference competitions and overall facilitating of recruitment and training to meet the needs of the conference and league in general. 

  • Sports enthusiast preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Good organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team in order to accomplish objectives.
  • Experience/ability to organize and manage sports competitions.

To apply, please send a notecard with your interest and experience to Development Manager Risse Zeplin. 


VBA – Go Hard Or Go Home


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