A Graduate from USL in 1995, James went on to play 3 years of Minor League Baseball (Prairie League and Tex/La League). Since his playing days, he has worked in almost every capacity of the game. From Assistant GM (Visalia Oaks - Oakland A Ball 1998) to serving as Commissioner of the Southeastern League where 2 franchises continue to operate as AA Teams (Montgomery and Pensacola). James has scouted domestically as well as internationally as well as served as a Minor League Pitching coach for 2 seasons.
James founded the Global Scouting Bureau more than 18 years ago, which has assisted thousands of athletes to advance with direct placement to Colleges and Professional Teams worldwide.