PHILADELPHIA 76ERS HEAD COACH
Glenn “Doc” Rivers is the Head Coach of the Philadelphia 76ers. On October 2, 2020, Rivers became the 25th Head Coach* in 76ers history.
In Coach Rivers’ first season as the 76ers Head Coach, he led the 76ers to the 1st seed in the Eastern Conference with a 49-23 record. Before joining the 76ers, he was the Head Coach of the Los Angeles Clippers (2013-2020), Boston Celtics (2004-2013), and Orlando Magic (1993-2003). As the Head Coach of the Los Angeles Clippers, Coach Rivers held an overall 356-208 record, at the time, making him the winningest Coach in franchise history. As the Head Coach for the Boston Celtics, Coach Rivers held a regular season record of 416-305 and led the organization to an NBA Championship in 2008. In his first season as Head Coach for the Orlando Magic, he won the 2000 NBA Coach of the Year Award.
Doc Rivers was born on October 13, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois. He went to Proviso East High School and attended Marquette University – after his junior year he was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2nd round of the 1983 NBA Draft. He played 13 seasons in the NBA (Hawks, Clippers, Knicks, & Spurs). During the 1986-1987 season, he averaged a double-double and was selected to the 1987 NBA All-Star game. Coach Rivers has one brother, Grady, and four children (Jeremiah, Callie, Austin, & Spencer), all who have played sports at the collegiate level. Rivers is a member of the National Advisory Board for Positive Coaching Alliance, a national non-profit organization that helps student-athletes and their coaches.
*Inclusive of Full-Time and Interim Head Coaches