In 2011, Bay Area Hoops LLC was developed by Buffalo, NY native Reginald Burke Sr. Burke continues to impact and mentor athletes with his knowledge of basketball and life lessons. Through a long road of coaching, mentoring and helping youth players, he has been able to give great direction to young athletes. As a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., his obligations are to help and service his community by developing players character and work ethic.
* Reginald D. Burke Sr. is the Lead Analyst of Bay Area Hoops LLC, which is a national scouting service dedicated on finding and reporting on players throughout the country. We give coverage to major events across the nation, such as the McDonalds All-American Games, John Lucas Events, Dicks National Championship, NCAA Final Fours, Pangos All-American Games, Nike Academy and Nike Elite 100.
* Director and Co-Founder of “The Breakdown Showcase” in Tampa, Fl
* Co-Founder of “Breaking Down The Nation” a national player watchlist
* Operator of Rip the Rim, a basketball profile builder for HS athletes.
Bay Area Hoops stands on a simple philosophy of “Preparing for the Next Level.” which is a basis for Basketball or Life. As a graduate of Alfred University (NY) with a degree in Electrical Engineering, he uses data strategies to gather information and give an analytical point of view that’s straight forward and unique.
His college basketball career was short and never materialized at Alfred University due to academics becoming a priority. However, he uses that motivation to give students a reason to never give up but to always maximize your goals.
Burke has been a platform in helping students achieve goals in their college basketball careers. Pioneering events and Services such has “The Breakdown Showcase” and “Breaking Down The Nation USA”. Burke has over 23 years of experience in national promotions and event planning .