Draft Room Experience


Make the most of your Scout School experience by applying for one of the Experience Sessions. The Draft Room experience has been designed to introduce participants to executives at the highest level in their field and provide an inside look at what goes go in an NBA Draft war room.

We have created a detailed itinerary to provide an impactful learning experience. No matter what your passion is, the journey into the basketball world starts at Pro Scout School. Follow your dreams and learn from the best in the industry.


Who are the Experiences For?

  • Individuals looking to pursue their dream in an NBA Front Office
  • Current professionals or students seeking to expand their skill set and network

How will we select the participants?

  • The application process is designed to create the best learning experience for all participants

What differentiates the Draft Room Experience from Scout School?

  • You receive additional sessions after Pro Scout School concludes each day
  • The Draft Room Experience provides direct introductions to decision makers in the sports industry


  • Intimate Learning Experience

    Each experience will provide 25 selected participants with the opportunity for roundtable discussions with the top executives in their field.

  • Unparalleled Access to Top Executives

    Sit with presenters to discuss your goals and direction to achieve your desired career path.

  • Q&A Opportunity

    Ability to ask questions throughout the two sessions.



Tony Ronzone

Dallas Mavericks

Ronzone is currently the Player Personnel Director for the Dallas Mavericks. From 2008-2013, he was the Director of Scouting  for the USA Basketball Olympic Team. In 2012 he became an Olympic Gold Medalist when the USA Basketball team won the Olympics game. He worked with the Minnesota Timberwolves as their Assistant GM/Player Personnel from 2010-2011.  From 2005-2010 he was the Director of Basketball Operations for Detroit Pistons. While he was the Director of International Scouting for the Pistons (2001-2005) he became an NBA Champion (2004).


Pete Philo

14 Yr NBA Scout

Known in the industry as one of the world’s best talent evaluators, Pete Philo was revolutionary in his fundamental ideas and beliefs in the international “pre-draft” style Eurocamp for nine consecutive years. In those nine years he helped over 82 players enhance their global reputation in front of NBA scouts and General Managers, which enabled them to be selected in the NBA draft. Pete also served as a scout for three different NBA franchises for the previous fourteen seasons (Indiana Pacers, Minnesota Timberwolves and Dallas Mavericks). In addition, Pete most recently was the Director of International Scouting for the Indiana Pacers.