WASHINGTON WIZARDS HEAD COACH
Wes Unseld Jr. is the Head Coach of the Washington Wizards. On July 17, 2021, Unseld Jr. became the 25th Head Coach* in Wizards History.
Before the Wizards, Coach Unseld was an Associate Head Coach for the Denver Nuggets (2015-2020). Coach helped lead the Nuggets to three straight NBA Playoff appearances (2018-2021) and an NBA Western Conference Finals appearance (2020). Prior to the Nuggets, Coach Unseld was an Assistant Coach for the Orlando Magic (2012-2014), Golden State Warriors (2011-2012), and Washington Wizards (2005-2011). In his first stint with the Wizards as an Assistant Coach, Unseld helped the Wizards reach the NBA Playoffs in three consecutive seasons (2005-2008).
Wes Unseld Jr. was born on September 20, 1975, in Catonsville, Maryland. Unseld attended Loyola High School and went on to Johns Hopkins University, playing three years for the Men’s Basketball team. Coach is the son of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer, Wes Unseld who was a player, Coach, and executive with the Washington Bullets/Wizards franchise.
*Inclusive of Full-Time and Interim Head Coaches