About us

Brian Jolivette and Annette Jolivette are the founders of Above All Sports hosting competitive basketball tournaments in Houston since 2003.  Our organization has grown from hosting 1 event with 10 teams to hosting 6 events with more than 700 teams.  Beginning in 2021 we are expanding to host 10 events including Lafayette Louisiana and Shreveport Louisiana.  Effective August 2020 Above All Sports formed an equal partnership with Ronnie Martin, Houston based business owner.  Ronnie will serve as part owner and operator along with Brian & Annette Jolivette.

Brian was introduced to Houston Summer Basketball by his neighbor, Hal Pasner.  Brian formed a very competitive Houston Hoops team where he was instrumental in placing 12 young men in division I basketball and 11 young ladies in division I basketball.  Brian recently retired from a 33 year career in Oil & Gas Software development and deployment to customers located around the globe.

Ronnie Martin is currently the CEO and President of MRM Consulting Services. MRM provides proposal solution services offering clients a proven process that ensures compliancy to and for Request for Proposals. He received his BS Degree in Electrical Engineering from Southern University, Master of Science in Engineering Management from the University of Detroit, and his Ph.D in Business Technology Organizational Management from Capella University. Dr. Martin has 33 years of experience managing and participating in the development of proposals for Government and commercial contracts. Served as CEO, President, Sr. Consultant, Proposal Manager, volume manager and subject matter expert in functional specialties that includes system engineering, software engineering, infrastructure and facilities O&M, IT infrastructure, management and Integration.

Above All Sports is a certified 501c3 non profit organizaton founded by Brian and Annette Jolivette. Please contact us should you have any questions or comments.