HOUSTON ROCKETS HEAD COACH
Stephen Silas is the Head Coach of the Houston Rockets. On November 1, 2020, Silas became the 14th Head Coach* in Houston Rockets history.
Before becoming the Head Coach of the Houston Rockets, Coach Silas was an Assistant for the Dallas Mavericks (2018-2020), Charlotte Bobcats/Hornets (2010-2018), Golden State Warriors (2006-2010), Washington Wizards (2005-2006), Cleveland Cavaliers (2003-2005), New Orleans Hornets (2002-2003), and Charlotte Hornets (2000-2002). Coach Silas played an integral part in the development of LeBron James in his years in Cleveland – he also helped develop Stephen Curry in his rookie year in Golden State (2009-2010). In the 2015-2016 NBA Season, Coach Silas helped the Hornets franchise to its highest win total in 14 seasons (48) and a berth in the NBA Playoffs.
Stephen Silas was born on August 6, 1973, in Boston, Massachusetts. He attended Waltrip High School and later went on to play four seasons at Brown University. Silas spent three years as the Assistant Executive Director at the National Basketball Retired Players Association. Silas has worked at many camps and clinics internationally, to help promote the game of basketball including, a Korea Development Camp in Seoul, Basketball Without Borders in Africa (2008), and Basketball Without Borders in Beijing (2005). Coach Silas and his wife, Keryl, have two children (Kyler & Kaelyn).
*Inclusive of Full-Time and Interim Head Coaches