STEVE VEAR

ABOUT ME

A leading figure in the basketball scene with over 10 years of experience in project management, operations, coaching development, community outreach and philanthropic work.

  • Date of birth
    March 16th 1983
  • Lives
    Los Angeles, USA
  • Hobbies
    Travel, Fitness, Blog, Social Media
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WHAT I DO

Camp Director

8 years experience in organising, leading and managing grass roots to elite residential basketball camps.

CEO

In charge of the Luol Deng Foundation and also owner/founder of Key Basketball Coaching.

Event Management

Apart of the London 2012 Olympics basketball management team working in the Technical Operations department.

Coaching

Led teams at junior, university and semi-professional level as well as international with the England U16W National Team.


SCOUT REPORT

Leadership
95%
Goal Orientated
90%
Sports Management
80%
Basketball Coaching
65%
Strategic Planning
65%

EXPERIENCE

Global Director - DENG Camp

2017 to present

Managing and leading global basketball camps in the USA, UK, Australia & Africa for x2 NBA All-Star Luol Deng.

Founder - She's Got Next

2016 to present

Dedicated website and social media platforms promoting UK Female Hoops.

CEO - Luol Deng Foundation

2010-2017

Implementation of strategic goals, business plans and managing staff to give direction and leadership toward the success of the organisations goals. Built and maintained relationships with partners, such as the NBA, Nike and UNHCR.

Coach - Basketball England

2013-2017

Level III Head Coach for semi-professional club Brixton Topcats, Basketball England U17 Regional Team & England U16W National Team Assistant.

Technical Operations Leader - London 2012

2011-2012

Schedule development, providing sports specific input into the briefs for venue design and planning, identifying training venues, venue transition, technical official support and planning Test Events.

Owner/Founder - KEY Basketball Coaching

2007 to present

Set up my own basketball coaching and mentoring company to help drive the sport of forward at grass root level as well as mentor elite athletes. The company has since grown delivering work across San Antonio, Texas.


EDUCATION

Kingston University, UK

2004-2006

BSc (Hons) Sports Sciences | Grade: Upper Class [2:1]

Richmond Upon Thames College

1994-1997

BTEC Media Studies | Grade: B+


Testimonials

It’s a joy to work with Steve on so many basketball projects. Our direct contact and growing relationship helps a great deal to reach our goals.

Susan Mulders (NIKE)

Steve has been an absolute pleasure to work with playing a major role in the NBA building a great relationship with Luol Deng and his Foundation.

Neal Meyer (NBA)

Steve was a great addition to our management team. His knowledge of the sport and event operations were pivotal in producing an amazing Olympic Games.

Joanna Sutherland (London 2012)

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BLOG

WBBL High-Five

The WBBL annual High Five series is back where I was asked to identify five players that I believe deserve some recognition for their efforts this season.

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She’s Got Next goes LIVE

Midnight Madness are teaming up with Steve Vear to spearhead a brand new online platform solely dedicated to celebrating British Women’s Basketball.

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Co-Star on Midnight Madness TV

Steve Vear will be co-starring on British basketball show ‘About To Go In’ talking all things from the NBA, the BBL/WBBL, to UK players playing in Europe and the USA.

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London RPC U15 Girls

Steve Vear will be assisting GB U20 Women Head Coach Karen Burton with the London Regional Performance Centre for U15 Girls.

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Vear ready for the WBBL

Brixton Topcats Head Coach Steve Vear has been talking with the WBBL and the Brixton Bugle ahead of the upcoming 2014/15 season.

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Hoopsfix.com Feature

The UK’s flagship basketball website Hoopsfix.com features DENG TOP 50 including Camp Director Steve Vear.

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MM Dunk Contest Panel

Steve Vear was chosen to be on the panel for the World Slam Dunk Championship at the biggest UK summer event, Midnight Madness.

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DENG Academy Launch

Steve Vear leads on the launch of Luol Deng’s first ever academy in his hometown of Brixton, London.

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#DENGTOP50 Invitational

Camp Director Steve Vear successfully leads on delivering a new TOP 50 camp for the most talented U19 male players in the UK.

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Fam Fest U21 Select

Head Coach Steve Vear guides the U21 select team to a convincing victory over the Legends in the annual Fam Fest tournament at Westcroft Leisure Centre.

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CONTACT

  • Phone
    626-533-1641
  • E-mail
    sjvear@gmail.com