Neil Holmes


nholmes@thebasketballacademy.com
Director of California Region, Trainer, Coach
Contact Information: Work: 216-378-0932 Cell: 661-817-0886

College

Native of North Carolina, Director/Coach Holmes attended High Point University as a dual sport athlete participating in Basketball and Track & Field. Prior to attending college, Holmes was fortunate to play one summer in Brussels, Belgium on an elite Jr. Club team which forwarded him the preparation of playing collegiate basketball. However, due to injuries, Holmes career was cut short.

Professional Career

Achieving a Bachelors’ degree in Sports Marketing, Holmes professional career took off working in Orlando, FL for the University of Central Florida (UCF) Athletics then only to achieve his start of his dream by working for the Orlando Magic during the glory days of Tracy McGrady and other notable players. After the Magic, Holmes had the opportunity to plan events for Brand Jordan, PGA Tour (TPC Scottsdale), and notable concerts while working for collegiate athletic programs-High Point University and University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Still having the itch to continue in professional sports, Holmes searched and found the opportunity to return back to the NBA only to continued his career with the NBA, WNBA, & NBA Development League over the next 12+ years as a corporate professional.