BENADRETTI was born and raised in Southern California. He went on to study at the University of Arizona where he obtained a Business Management degree. Later furthered his education, earning a master’s degree from the University of Texas-Pan American.
Indeed, he has extensive basketball experience on multiple levels of the game, including HS, JUCO, NAIA, NCAA D1, and the NBA. As an international basketball consultant, his travels have also taken him to all parts of the world and to 6 continents total.
His NBA experience includes working as advance scout for the Orlando Magic of the NBA: he was responsible for in-person scouting of future Magic opponents.
Benadretti has also worked for scouting services, assisting NBA teams with in-person scouting of NBA Draft prospects.
In addition to this, Benadretti has a vast player development experience. Working with individuals from the youth levels to collegiate, international, and NBA players. He is currently the Director for Core Focus Sports & Ground Zero Training.
SASDELLI was born in Bologna, Italy and graduated at the University of Bologna with a major in Business and further a postgraduate MBA in marketing. With a huge experience as a sales export manager in different markets and for different industries, he eventually specialized in the Eastern Europe markets: Russia, the Baltics and former USSR countries. Sasdelli has also lived in Russia and Latvia. Moreover, he speaks four languges such as Italian, English, French and Russian.
He obtained the Italian Federation coaching license in 2011 and then turned his passion and devotion for the game into a job. Sasdelli is currently in charge of creating relationships and scouting&recruiting prospects in Europe. He is the founder and general manager of the scouting & recruting agency Basket Eastern Talents; which is definitely a successful brand in recruiting the best young European talents for the major Italian clubs as well as for the US schools and colleges.