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
Indiana Pacers

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.”


Dennis Lindsey

Executive VP of Basketball Operations
Utah Jazz

Dennis Lindsey is currently the Exec. VP of the Utah Jazz. Lindsey came to Salt Lake City after spending five seasons with San Antonio as the Spurs’ vice president and assistant general manager.

Prior to joining the Spurs, Lindsey spent 11 seasons with the Houston Rockets, serving as the team’s vice president of basketball operations and player personnel from 2002-2007. Lindsey originally joined the Rockets as video coordinator/scout in 1996, later serving as director of basketball development and then director of 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.