JEFF DE LAVEAGA

COO

Jeff is responsible for all Sports Revenue at the Park and the day-to-day leadership and general management of the twenty (20) Legacy Sports Directors. A former professional basketball player in Australia, where he earned league MVP honors in 1992 and set the single game scoring record of 84 points, featuring going 18-23 from the three point line.  At California Lutheran University he was a three (3) year NCAA All-American. He led the nation in scoring and made three pointers three consecutive years.

Jeff is recognized as the leader in youth sports throughout Arizona, creating Arizona’s largest and most successful youth basketball organizations, Arizona Gym Rats and Arizona Magic Pump-N-Run. Over the course of his tenure, Jeff has sent over 220 Arizona athletes onto college with athletic scholarships.  His two sons, both earned scholarships to play college basketball at Northern Arizona University.

Prior to joining Legacy Sports USA, Jeff served as a Director of Sport for Victorium, a multi-sport facility in North Scottsdale, ran the western region for AT&T Local Services division in San Francisco and successfully started and sold three startup companies.  His wife, (Lexi) and Jeff are successful Real Estate Investors with multiple properties throughout the southwest.