ASSISTANT COACHES

ASSISTANT COACHES

Mavericks Coach Jenny Boucek Has Found the Right Balance Between Motherhood and Coaching

On the far end of the Mavericks’ practice court, out of reporters’ hearing range, assistant coach Jenny Boucek is casually monitoring the free-throw routine of 6-foot-11, 265-pound DeAndre Jordan, by percentage the fourth-worst marksman from the so-called charity stripe in NBA history. Two dribbles. Fluid follow-through. Swish. Two afternoons later, in her townhome barely a[…]

Lloyd Pierce – Atlanta Hawks Head Coach Has One Main Goal: Help Players Get Better

Atlanta Hawks first year Head Coach Lloyd Pierce leaves no question as to where his coaching roots come from: his alma mater Santa Clara University. After playing for professionally for several years overseas, he was given his fist coaching position from his college coach, Dick Davey. In the NBA, he attributes his ascent to simply[…]

Ettore Messina – San Antonio Spurs Assistant Is An Italian Coaching Legend

San Antonio Spurs Assistant Coach Ettore Messina’s accolades stretch a page long and worldwide. But he will be the first to tell you that he is still a student of the game, and he is lucky enough to be under the tutelage of possibly the best teacher. Messina began coaching in his home country of[…]