About Us

The Albuquerque Bullsnakes is a men’s professional basketball team playing in the American basketball Association (ABA) starting in the 2019 season. The team is comprised of local young basketball talent under the ownership of Nick Lourenço.


To offer the best family entertainment to all basketball fans of the Albuquerque metro area and provide a positive influence the community through initiatives in partnership with relevant local organizations and stakeholders.

To become the best basketball team of the ABA and the reference in professional sports for the city of Albuquerque NM.


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Nick Lourenco

Owner/President &GM

Francisco Paulo

Co-Owner/Vice President & International Player Consultant

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Rahel Haile

Public relation Coordinator

Rahel Haile enters her first season as the Public Relations Coordinator for the Albuquerque Bullsnakes. In her current role, Rahel is in charge of maintaining the public image of the Bullsnakes, while also issuing press releases, maintaining a social media presence and contacts with all media outlets and arranging, public appearances as needed.

Rahel has been involved in sports her entire life. Ranging from volleyball to track, so the world of basketball is nothing new. An Albuquerque native, Rahel coach’s volleyball to the city’s youth, enjoys going to the gym and settling down with a cup of coffee and a good book.

Rahel is currently pursuing her degree in Marketing Management at WGU.

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Jordan Locke

Director of Operations

Jordan Locke will be the joining the Albuquerque Bull snakes first season as the Director of Operations. Locke is also an Albuquerque native and is excited to be working with this new team. Locke has an extensive background in basketball, not only did he play collegiality but he is the founder of Movement Sports and the founder of Duke City Pro-Am Basketball League.


Edria Mitchem

Marketing Manager

Edria was born in Grants, New Mexico. Raised between Grants, San Mateo, and Albuquerque. She received B.A. in Criminology in 2015 and her M.S. in Physical Education concentration in Sport Administration in 2017, both from the University of New Mexico. She is currently in the process of obtaining a master’s in Professional Counseling from Liberty University and will graduate in the Summer of 2020. She remains a member of the Association of Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), a current student delegate, and the creator and co-chair of the Social Justice Initiative that AASP has encompassed. She is excited to help be a part of bringing professional basketball to New Mexico!


Mailing Address

(p) (505) 750-0853

(f) (505) 357-1290

8100 Wyoming Blvd NE Suite M4,#736, Albuquerque, New Mexico, US