Company Overview

Launched in 2015, 'The Prep Insiders' is a digital, national scouting service and rankings provider, covering 6th through 12th grade basketball nationwide. The Prep Insiders platform is unique in that prospects are monitored earlier on their hoops journey than any other source, and players continue to be closely tracked, until reaching the collegiate level.

Our team of credentialed journalists and evaluators at The Prep Insiders spans the United States and Canada. Each of our staff members brings extensive industry experience in the scouting/recruiting sector while providing respected opinions and insight. The primary focus of The Prep Insiders is to identify up-and-coming basketball talents while delivering authentic reporting and analysis of those players and teams.

If you're searching for accurate and detailed amateur hoops information, look no further than The Prep Insiders. We are grateful for your support and hope you will continue to rely on our team as your trusted supplier of everything grassroots hoops!

Join Our Team!

The Prep Insiders are currently accepting applications for aspiring journalists, scouts, videographers, graphic artists, and web programmers/developers with a passion for all things grassroots basketball. Do you want your work to make a difference? How would you like to play a key part in providing grassroots basketball content to your community as well as the masses? Are you interested in technologies involving content management, multimedia, scouting/recruiting databases, social networking, mobile platforms, and e-commerce? If so, then contact us today at!

Please be advised, if you choose to submit your name, contact information, resume and/or other personal information to The Prep Insiders, LLC in response to employment listings, you are authorizing The Prep Insiders, LLC to utilize this information for all lawful and legitimate hiring and employment purposes. The Prep Insiders, LLC also reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to forward the information you submit to any affiliates for legitimate business purposes. Submissions shall not constitute a promise by The Prep Insiders, LLC to contact, interview, hire or employ any individual who submits information to it.

Spencer Pulliam, National Scouting & Recruiting Director

Spencer Pulliam is the National Scouting & Recruiting Director of Born and raised in North Carolina, he has more than a decade of experience working in grassroots basketball, and holds senior roles with a number of prestigious organizations. Widely recognized as an industry leader in youth hoops, Spencer frequently serves as an event and player personnel consultant, in addition to overseeing business operations for The Prep Insiders network.

Charles Lawson, Associate National Scouting & Recruiting Director

Chuck Lawson is the Associate National Scouting & Recruiting Director for A lifelong resident of Memphis, Tennessee, Chuck has remained immersed in basketball for more than 15 years, particularly at the youth level. A trusted and popular figure in grassroots hoops, he is the Founder of 901 Prep Scoop, and has developed a reputation for accurately evaluating prospects at all levels.

Jeffrey Bendel, Director of Basketball Operations

Jeff Bendel is the Director of Basketball Operations for A native of North Carolina, Jeff has recorded and published hundreds of basketball-related works at all levels, while learning under the tutelage of several notable scouts and respected media outlets. His love for basketball began with an enthusiasm for the NBA, but upon entering the grassroots industry, Jeff takes great pride in discovering and monitoring the development of youth prospects.

Reginald Burke, Regional Scout/Staff Writer

Reggie Burke is a Regional Scout and Staff Writer for A native of Buffalo, New York currently residing in Tampa, Florida, Reggie has been involved with basketball as a coach, scout, and mentor for nearly three decades. He is the Lead Analyst for Bay Area Hoops, a proud member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., and active in service to his community.

Calvin Davis, Regional Scout/Staff Writer

Calvin Davis is a Regional Scout and Staff Writer for Currently residing in Chicago, Illinois, Calvin is a contributor to XXL, Blavity, and is a City Bureau Fellow. He is an avid follower of basketball, having coached at various levels in Indiana, and formerly serving as a staff member in the Public Relations of Department for the Chicago Sky of the WNBA.

Dennis Wilson, Regional Scout/Staff Writer

Dennis Wilson is a Regional Scout and Staff Writer for A current resident of Wisconsin, Dennis is a former staff writer for The Mining Journal, the largest paper in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. For the last seven years, Dennis has been a freelance writer in Northeast Wisconsin, covering high school and college sports. In addition to his writing, Dennis is a registered official with the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association, licensed to officiate six sports.