Jam Announce Promotion of Brian Levy to Assistant GM

BAKERSFIELD, August 28, 2012 – The Bakersfield Jam have promoted Brian Levy to Assistant General Manager, it was announced today by the team.

Levy spent last season serving in the role of Director of Player Personnel, helping the Jam achieve its most successful season in franchise history by reaching the semifinal round of the 2012 NBA D-League Playoffs.

“I am pleased to announce Brian’s promotion to Assistant General Manager,” said Bakersfield Jam Head Coach Will Voigt. “He has been a tremendous help to me in assessing players for our team, and I am grateful to have him on board for another season.”

Levy joined the Jam in 2010, serving as the Head Video Coordinator for the 2010-2011 season. He was then named Director of Player Personnel for the 2011-12 season, and will now serve as Assistant General Manager for the 2012-13 season.

"I am extremely excited to continue working with Stan, David, Coach Voigt and the entire Jam staff for another season,” said Levy. “Bakersfield is a first class organization from top to bottom and I have been very fortunate to grow and develop in such a great environment. I hope to build on the successes from these past two years and help this franchise achieve its ultimate goal of winning a championship."

Levy began his career in sports as a Sponsorship & Corporate Marketing intern with the Washington Wizards and Washington Mystics. He also interned with the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority preparing for the 2007 Breeder’s Cup at Monmouth Park Racetrack. Levy also served as the Director of Operations for the East Kentucky Miners of the CBA. A New Jersey Native, Levy attended Stevens Institute of Technology as a Business Technology major.