Van Coleman has been scouting the nation’s top high school talent since 1976 and is entering his 44th season covering the nation’s top high school talent. He has been on both the McDonald’s All-American and Naismith Player of the Year selection committees for the past 38 years. He has served on the Basketball Hall-of-Fame Morgan Wooten Lifetime Achievement Award committee since its inception.
Van published FutureStars Magazine and its affiliated Scouting Service for 33 years, was the executive Director of Future Stars Basketball for 20 years, and launched both Hoopmasters.com and Hot100Hoops.com online publications. He has been the prep editor for Basketball Times and was the National Recruiting Analyst for CSTV.com, CBSCollegeSports.com, and SportsHuddle.com. He currently serves as the Chief Operations Officer for Global Sports Television, serves on the selection committees for both the NBPA Top 100 Camp and Pangos All-American Camp and is the National Basketball Analyst for Nothing But Net Magazine.