Izell Reese is the president and general manager for Reigning Champs Experiences.
A former college athlete, Reese walked on at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, eventually earning a scholarshi, and posting stats that drew the attention of NFL scouts. Reese was drafted in 1998 by the Dallas Cowboys. He played seven years in the NFL, spending his career playing for the Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos and Buffalo Bills.
Reese joined the Reigning Champs family 12 years ago and has remained dedicated to the company’s mission of helping student-athletes pursue a path to college through sports. He has helped secure notable partnerships with several governing bodies, pro sports leagues and sports-centric brands with a focus on youth sports.
His successful body of work led Reigning Champs to announce the 2019 launch of RC Experiences (RCX), an experiential youth sports focused organization designed to engage athletes, families and coaches in new, innovative and experiential ways. RCX’s sole mission is to improve accessibility and inclusivity of sports by enhancing the youth sports experience and creating opportunities for all athletes to play. RCX current partners and properties include the NFL, NFL FLAG, Jr. NBA, NAIA Showcases, adidas Volleyball Experience, Rivals Camp Series and the 2022 World Games.