The GM Experience

Make the most of your Scout School experience by applying for the GM Experience. This experience has been designed to introduce participants to executives at the highest level in their field. 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 GM Experience from Scout School?

  • You receive additional sessions after Pro Scout School concludes each day
  • The GM Experience provides direct introductions to decision makers in the NBA

2018 Presenters


Kevin Pritchard

President of Basketball Operations

Pritchard, a six-year NBA player, has worked in an NBA front office since 2004 when he was the director of player personnel for the Portland Trail Blazers. In 2007, he was promoted to General Manager. Pritchard is entering his sixth season as GM of the Pacers and now serves as President of Basketball Operations.
Pritchard is the co-founder of the Global Sports Summit, a consortium of owners and leaders from all major sports leagues from around the world. Pritchard is also the bestselling author of the book “Help the Helper; Building a Culture of Extreme Teamwork.”


Dell Demps

General Manager

Demps enters his eighth season with the New Orleans Pelicans after being named the fourth general manager in franchise history. Demps, joined the Pelicans after five seasons with the San Antonio Spurs and three years as the General Manager of the Spurs’ NBA G League affiliate, the Austin Toros. Demps joined the Spurs at the start of the 2005-06 season as Director of Pro Player Personnel and was promoted to Vice President of Basketball Operations in 2010. With the Spurs, Demps won an NBA Championship (2007). Prior to joining the Spurs, Demps worked for the New York Knicks from 2003 to 2005 where he joined the organization as a scout and was promoted to the Director of Pro Player Personnel.


  • 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.