|Company Name||Loop Sports Management, Inc.|
|Location||Los Angeles, California, USA|
Sports Event Planning
Born on May 5, 1982. From Osaka, Japan. Ryo started to play basketball when he was a elementary school student. When he played at a junior high school, he was selected to the Osaka All-Star Team. After he graduated high school in Osaka, he moved to US. He played at College of the Desert, and then he transferred to University of Hawaii at Hilo. In 2009, he joined a professional basketball team in Japan, Takamatsu Five Arrows as a trainee. In 2011, Ryo established a basketball team, “Los Angeles Loop (LA Loop)” in Los Angeles, and played at one of the greatest pro-am leagues in US, the Drew League, as the first Japanese owned team at the league history. At the 2012 Summer Pro League (SPL), he leaded LA Loop to win the 2nd place at the first time appearance for the league. In April, 2012, Ryo established Loop Sports Management, Inc. in order to develop future basketball players who can play all over the world.
Originally from Osaka, Japan. When Atsushi was a college student in Japan, he organized sports events and sports volunteering team in Cambodia. And then, he became interested in the entertainment industry. After he graduated Osaka University, he came to US in order to study entertainment business. While Atsushi was studying entertainment business at Full Sail University, he realized that the sports industry in Japan is not developed as the entertainment industry like the US sports industry. He is sharing informations of the sports industry around the world through his own blog “World Sports Today”. In 2012, Atsushi graduated from Full Sail University with a master’s degree of entertainment business. Since then, he has been an intern at Loop Sports Management, Inc., and helped from the business side such as, marketing and business planning. He has been understanding about the sports industry trough working at the company and preparing for starting his career in the sports industry.
From Tochigi, Japan. Since joiner high school, Shunsuke has played basketball. After he graduated high school, he entered the Human Academy Yokohama school, and took basketball classes there. He was influenced by strength coach and conditioning coach at the school, and then he became interested in coaching. He moved to US in 2010 to study coaching. Now he is studying at East Los Angeles College for preparing to study kinesiology at university. He started intern at Loop Sports Management, Inc. on summer, 2012, and he helped LA Loop as a team manager. Also, Shunsuke joined California State University Los Angeles Men’s Basketball Team as a team manager to have more experiences in the basketball industry.
|Feb, 2011||Yo established a basketball team named “Los Angeles Loop” in Los Angeles in order to give opportunities to play basketball in US to Japanese players.|
|Feb, 2011||Played at West Coast Basketball League (WCBL) as the first Japanese owned team at the league|
|Mar, 2011||Basketball Clinic for the Japanese American kids
West Los Angeles Community
VFW of Orange County
Irvine Flight Basketball
|Jun, 2011||Played at the one of the highest competitions in the US, the Drew League as the first Japanese owned team at the league|
|Jul, 2011||Basketball Clinic and Exposure Games in Japan for Tsunami Relief|
|Apr, 2012||Established Loop Sports Management, Inc.|
|Jun, 2012||Played at the Drew League and Summer Pro League (SPL)
Won the 2nd place at the SPL
|Dec, 2012||Loop Basketball Clinic in Japan
Guest Coach: Keion Kindred from C.L.C. Basketball Training
Over 600 Japanese players joined