MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES HEAD COACH
Chris Finch is the Head Coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves. On February 22, 2021, Finch became the 14th Head Coach* in Timberwolves history.
Coach Finch joined the Timberwolves in the middle of the 2020-21 NBA Season. At the start of the 2020-2021 season, Coach Finch was an Assistant Coach for the Toronto Raptors and prior to his time in Toronto, Coach Finch was the Associate Head Coach for both the New Orleans Pelicans (2019-2020) and the Denver Nuggets (2016-2017). Coach Finch was also an Assistant Coach for Houston from 2011-2016. Before coaching in the NBA, Finch was the Head Coach of NBA D-League team, Rio Grande Valley Vipers (2009-2011) and won the D-League Championship (2010). For these efforts, Coach Finch won the Dennis Johnson Coach of the Year Award (2010).
Chris Finch was born on November 6, 1969, in Cambridge, Ohio. After graduating from Wilson High School, Finch attended Franklin & Marshall College where he was a two-time All-American basketball player. Upon graduation, Coach Finch played in England for the Sheffield Forgers/Sharks (1993-1997). Finch was inducted into the Franklin & Marshall Hall of Fame in 2002 and in 2019, Finch was also inducted into the Berks Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame.
*Inclusive of Full-Time and Interim Head Coaches