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Justin Rothbaum

Tucson, Arizona, United States

jrothbaum@smww.com


 
 
Justin Rothbaum
 
jtrothbaum@gmail.com
 
OBJECTIVE:
 
To obtain scouting assignments, or a position with a professional or collegiate organization.
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
 
Regional Sports Scouting Associate at C.H.A.M.P.S, Inc. (Atlanta, GA): Nov. '09-Present


Scouting high school athletes in the Tucson and Phoenix metro areas.


Determine appropriate talent level for scholarship worthy athletes (ex: Div I, II, III, NAIA, JUCO).


Educate athletes and families on the NCAA academic and amateur requirements.


 
Head Basketball Scout for Salpointe Catholic High School (Tucson, AZ): 2009- Present.


Scouting various players and teams within the Tucson and Phoenix metropolitan areas.


Analyzing opposing teams' offensive and defensive strategies to develop quality advanced scouting reports for the coaching staff.


Examining Salpointe's varsity team once a month to assist the head coach in player development and


team chemistry.
 
Athlete & Professional Scouting Interviewer for Access Athletes, LLC. (Washington, D.C): Sept. '09-Present.


Write articles geared toward advancing the readers' knowledge of the sports world /careers with an emphasis on scouting.


Network of participants interviewed varies from professional baseball scouts, baseball executives, professional basketball scouts, NBA assistant coaches, retired NBA veterans, etc.


 
Basketball Scout and Writer for CampPros.com Scouting Services (Memphis, TN): Jul '09-Nov. '09.


Conducted phone interviews with Division one recruits nationwide.




Scouted high school players within , the Tucson and Phoenix metropolitan areas.


Wrote informational columns about national prospects exclusively read by members of collegiate and professional basketball programs(ex: scouts, head coaches, athletic directors, executives).


 
Game-Day Operations Intern for the Tucson Toros (Golden Baseball League) : 2009 Season.


Helped with the coordination of the pre-season, open tryout, scouting combine.


Preparing entertainment content for promotions prior to each game.


Administering in-game promotions and presenting giveaways to fans.


Coordinating the setup of group party areas/ assisting the Director of Hospitality as a liaison.


 
PERSONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS/VARIOUS POSITIONS:


Graduate of Sports Management Worldwide's Basketball Scouting & GM certification: Spring 2007.


Featured basketball scout at SMWWScout.com.


Promotions Intern for the Tucson Sidewinders (AAA-Pacific Coast League): 2008 season.


Writer for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at BlitzNation.com (New York, NY): Oct. 2009-Present.


Basketball Scouting Writer for TheTeamScout.com (Minneapolis,MN): Sept. '09-Present..




Creator of the Southern Arizona Basketball Review blog.


 
EDUCATION:
 
August 2005- July 2009 Graduate of the University of Arizona
B.A., in History/Minor in Public Administration and Policy
Tucson, AZ
 
References available upon request.