Ermay Duran

Amsterdam, Netherlands

I have helped +20 D1, D2, D3 and NAIA players find places overseas in Europe so far. I can only CANNOT help players that want to transition out of the African region due to eligibility and nationality issues! If you'd like me to scout you or assist you alway send in full game footage please and Cc my alternate mailing address --- Has a wide network in basketball overall & is a known figure for +20 years around the US, European & especially in the Turkish basketball community Completed Basketball Analytics course (to help out Dean - as protege) led by Dean Oliver formerly of the Denver Nugggets and Sacramento Kings Completed Basketball GM & Scouting course led by Mark Warkentien of the New York Knicks Special Adviser to the New York Knicks (NYK) Taken part in renowned organizations as on-site analyst in the U.S.A., Europe & Turkey (NCAA Final Four '15 & '16, BCL FInal Four '17, Turkish Cup '15 &'16, Euroleague FInal Four '16 & '17) European associate to Pivot Sport Analytics Analytics Course Instructor of NetScouts Basketball Analytics Course Invitee and Attendee of MIT – Sloan Sports Analytics Conference Owner of Advance Pro Basketball (the only basketball analytics company that offers consulting major clubs in Europe) Member of The Ass. of Pro. Basketball Research (APBR) organization

University of Liverpool
Degree Name: Masters of Science Field Of StudyInternational (Business) Management
Dates attended or expected graduation 2011 – 2014
Completed study with a dissertation combining Sports, International Management, Strategic Marketing and Emerging Markets.
Titled: "The Marketing Strategies International Basketball Federations use in order to develop the Game within Developing Markets"

Università Ca' Foscari di Venezia
Degree Name: Masters of Science Field Of StudyMarketing, Communication & Sports
Dates attended or expected graduation 2010 – 2011
Activities and Societies: Thesis on the effect and robustness of Social Media & Communication and Marketing Strategies involved withe Euroleague clubs of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague basketball tournament studied and submitted several papers on Social Media and Communication specialization with relation to sports, sports management, marketing and utilization of Social Media and transiting from intangible media outlets to tangible marketing sources.

Bilkent Üniversitesi
Degree Name: Bachelor of Arts Field Of StudyEnglish Literature
Dates attended or expected graduation 1999 – 2003
Activities and Societies: Basketball player for the University team. 1st string.
Minor in Business Administration

Career Information
I have racked up an amazing roladex of basketball professionals over the last +15 years since I have actively been interning as well as working around the NBA as well as European clubs. I have a very in depth understanding of how and what coaches across Europe are looking for in terms of players and I do not shy away from a challenge to get a player or a team what they are looking for. Feel free to contact me.

Sports Background
Played Pro Basketball for 4 years before injuruing myself and having to retire in 2004

Professional Background
2016 – present Advance Pro Basketball (established in April 2014) Amsterdam, NL
Company Owner & Chief Basketball analytics expert
EMEA Region Consultant
2014 – 2015 SPORTSNET GROUP / OCTAGON (Turkey) Istanbul, TR
Project Manager
2013 – 2013 EDUCATION FIRST (Turkey Office) Istanbul, TR
Business Development Manager
2012 – 2013 EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICES (ETS) Global B.V Amsterdam, NL
Business Development Manager
Business Development Executive
2008 – 2009 EPSON BV Amsterdam, NL
Solution Consultant
2006 – 2008 DiGITURK EUROPE GmbH Frankfurt am Main, DE
Marketing & Logistics Department Executive
2004 – 2006 DiGITURK Ankara - Istanbul, TR
Commerical Sales & Corporate Marketing Executive

Volunteer Work
Took part in renowned organizations as on-site analyst in the U.S.A., Europe & Turkey (NCAA Final Four '15 & '16, BCL FInal Four '17, Turkish Cup '15 &'16, Euroleague FInal Four '16 & '17)

Mission Statement
As a scout based out of Europe (Amstedam, The Netherlands) my aim and mission is to represent athletes with opportunities that will land them a solid role with a solid team.