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Meet The Front Office

Dennis Truax, League Commissioner

A familiar face to many in the basketball world, Truax has one of the most impressive resumes in minor league sports. 

His wide variety of experiences in sports include serving as a Head Coach, Director of Public Relations, General Manager and once before as a Commissioner.

His familiarity with the PBL will help him better serve the league and the league's mission statement. He previously served the league as the Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations. As the league Commissioner, Truax will oversee all basketball teams and their operations to assure that every team meets and exceeds the PBL's mission statement.

Contact Dennis at dennis@thepbl.com or call him at (773) 844-7251



Dominic Turcotte, Vice President of League Operations

Originally a native of Montreal, Quebec, Dominic has grown up with a strong passion of sports and has turned it into a successful career. 

With over 20 years of exceptional experience in international and domestic logistics, management, and developing personnel, Dominic leads the development of the Premier Basketball League to stay the top minor league basketball organization in the United States.

He has distinguished himself by watching over the league's operations as well as each individual teams operations to make sure each team best represents the PBL through its overall mission statement.

Dominic uses his strong organizational skills, task management, the ability to manage league operations, and feedback to keep the improvement of the league on the rise. He's always looking for ways to make the league bigger and better.

Contact Dominic at   or call (773) 844-7251



Victoria Meschino, Public Relations/Marketing


Victoria joined the PBL Front Office as the PR/Marketing team member in September 2016. Her education at DePaul University included Interactive and Social Media, Media Studies, Psychology, and Information Technology.


As the primary PR contact, Victoria handles all PBL social media channels, generates content for the PBL website, and helps create marketing materials for teams within the league. She also acts as a primary point of contact for team representatives.



Contact Victoria with any PBL PR/Marketing requests at  .





Paul Carter, Director of Officials

Paul Carter has been involved with the PBL since the league began back in 2007. When Paul wasn't playing basketball, he was watching the game, coaching, officiating, or assigning on various levels.  

Paul eventually focused on officiating and has built numerous relationships with fans, owners, coaches, and players throughout the sport's major and minor leagues as a result of his passion for the game.  

He has been officiating basketball for 20 consecutive years and has been working in various college and minor leagues for the past 16.  

Paul currently resides in Tennessee.  As a referee, he has officiated games in over 27 US states, as well as Canada and Puerto Rico. In addition, Carter has participated in over 100 referee camps.

Contact Paul at paul@thepbl.com or by phone at (727) 455- 6409.

Steve Tucker, Rules And Competition Committee Chairman

Steve is known worldwide as an excellent coach and has over 30 years experience across the globe. Steve has won numerous titles in several leagues and is respected for his knowledge and expertise not only on but off the court. Tucker is a visionary who has been responsible for many innovations in game preparation and rules changes. Based on his extensive experience, Steve will serve as the PBL Rules and Competition Committee Chairman for the upcoming 2015-16 season.



Contact Steve at info@thepbl.com or by phone at (773) 844-7251.



Debra Green, PBL Consultant

Debra comes to the PBL as a Consultant for the 2015-16 season. Green has over 30 years experience in the fields of marketing and promotions with several Professional Bull Riding circuits. Debra has served as the General Manager of the Mavericks for the past four seasons and has served as a Chairperson for the past two Playoff Festivals held in Shreveport.


Contact Debra at info@thepbl.com or by phone at (773) 844-7251.






Gary Green, PBL Consultant

Green will consult with the PBL on Operations after serving as Operational Manager for the Mavericks for the past two seasons. Green is a former seven time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo steer wrestler. Gary has upgraded the operations for the Mavericks both off and the court and his expertise in this area will help the PBL member teams expand their knowledge and upgrade their present duties.



Contact Gary at info@thepbl.com or by phone at (773) 844-7251.





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