Welcome to the U.P. to L.A. Enterprises, Inc.
U.P. to L.A. Enterprises, Inc. was born out of necessity. As a young basketball coach almost 20 years ago, Jamie Angeli found an early passion to explore the Internet and wanted to look at options that could be used to promote his basketball interests and beyond. He created this company to assist in developing his Internet related ideas while helping other individuals prosper and learn from this incredible media format.
Many people have asked, "Why U.P. to L.A. Enterprises, Inc.?" The President and CEO is Jamie Angeli and he was born and raised in Iron River, Michigan in an area that is called the Upper Peninsula. His basketball travels have taken him all over the United States (and now the World), from the Upper Peninsula (UP) to Los Angeles (LA). And there you have it!
Jamie Angeli has over 25 successful years in the basketball profession as a student-athlete, coach, administrator, author and Internet entrepreneur. He has coached and taught at the high school, Division I, II and III collegiate levels and the professional ranks.
Last season, Angeli helped develop Tatiana Heck into the second-best scorer on Seattle University women's basketball team, where she earned All-Independent Second Team honors. For her efforts, she was awarded the team's Most Improved Player award, as well as team MVP. Angeli also runs the Seattle U women's basketball camp, Future Redhawks program, and assists with scouting and recruiting.
In addition, Angeli is an advance scout for the WNBA Eastern Conference Champion Washington Mystics.
Angeli boasts over 25 successful years in the basketball profession as a player, coach, administrator and author. As a professional coach overseas, he owns a 112-25 overall record, including three consecutive league championships. He led his team to back-to-back Heir Apparent Cup Championships and Emir Cup Championships, and in 2005, the Asian Cup Championships. Stateside he has worked for 10 years as an assistant men's coach in the Division I ranks under several decorated head coaches, including UCLA's Steve Lavin, South Florida's Stan Heath, George Mason's Jim Larranga and Bradley's Stan Albeck, who have combined for over 1,000 career victories.