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Pat Buchanan

Pat Buchanan - Event Director

Pat Buchanan has 20 years of coaching experience in Minnesota at Various schools in the Twin Cities. Currently, He serves as the Athletic Director at Trinity at River Ridge in Eagan, Minnesota.

Peirre Conwell

Peirre Conwell - Site Director

Peirre has experience officiating prep hoop tournaments for the last 4 years. In addition, Peirre has coached on the AAU Prep Hoops Circuit for two years. He has led youth camps for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx focused on player development and sportsmanship. Peirre was introduced to basketball very young and took his potential into the junior league playing at Northeast Community College and went on to Join Texas A&M international University at the Division 2 level. When away from athletics Peirre is an assistant principal and working on his doctorate in education.

Jake Sullivan

Jake Sullivan - Event Director

Jake Sullivan graduated from Tartan High School in Oakdale, Minnesota in 2000 after scoring 3,013 points in his high school career and winning a high school state championship. Following his high school career, Jake went on to play at Iowa State University. While at Iowa State University, Jake was named Big 12 Freshman of the Year, three-time All-Big 12 selection, three- time academic All-American, and still holds the career record for most made three-point field goals. Following his playing career Jake has been heavily involved in the basketball community helping to start All Iowa Attack, founding Kingdom Hoops, and since returning to Minnesota in 2018 coaching at Eden Prairie High School, D1 Minnesota, running 7-J’s basketball training and development, while also serving as an event director for Prep Hoops since 2019.


  • Wayzata High School

    Ages: 17U

    4955 Peony Ln N, Plymouth, MN 55446

  • Bloomington Kennedy High School

    Ages: 16U

    9701 Nicollet Ave, Bloomington, MN 55420

  • Bloomington Jefferson High School

    Ages: 15U

    4001 W 102nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55437

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