Coaching

Water Cooler Conversations: Quin Snyder
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Water Cooler Conversations: Quin Snyder

June 16th, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
Water Cooler Conversations are glimpses inside Salt City Hoops. These are posted dialogues between staff members and contributors that share what we’re saying among ourselves about Jazz-related topics. The conversation this...
3 Things to Look Forward to in the Quin Snyder Era
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3 Things to Look Forward to in the Quin Snyder Era

June 11th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
I don’t know about you, but I’m still on a bit of a high following the news and press conference about Quin Snyder’s hiring. Obviously, proof will be in the pudding as to whether or not he’s a good coach–or maybe...
Coaching Profile: Quin Snyder
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Coaching Profile: Quin Snyder

June 6th, 2014 | by Denim Millward
The “Qualifications” section of Quin Snyder’s coaching resume is a mightily impressive one.  Juris Doctor and MBA Degrees, playing and coaching under legendary Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski and coaching in...
Coaching Profile: Lionel Hollins
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Coaching Profile: Lionel Hollins

May 30th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Hollins’ head coaching history is unique, to say the least. That’s because he has had three separate NBA head coaching stints – but always for the same franchise. When the Vancouver Grizzlies fired Brian Hill 22 games into...
Two Perspectives on Alvin Gentry, Possible Jazz Coach
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Two Perspectives on Alvin Gentry, Possible Jazz Coach

May 29th, 2014 | by David J Smith
While the NBA Playoffs are slowly, but surely winding down, the Utah Jazz coaching search is slowly but surely starting to gain more traction–at least through the media. A few names are being connected to the Utah Jazz in...
Coaching Profile: Adrian Griffin
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Coaching Profile: Adrian Griffin

May 14th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Woj-bomb alert!  A week that may have been expected to lack much excitement outside the draft combine the next couple days just got a whole lot more intriguing in Salt Lake City with Adrian Wojnarowski’s report that the Jazz...
How Does Stan Van Gundy’s New Gig Affect Jazz Search?
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How Does Stan Van Gundy’s New Gig Affect Jazz Search?

May 14th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
As Jazz fans, we were probably looking at our head-coaching vacancy and thinking that we were looking like a significantly better destination than Detroit, thanks to young talent, draft picks, money to spend, and ownership that...
Coaching Profile: Fred Hoiberg
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Coaching Profile: Fred Hoiberg

May 12th, 2014 | by Denim Millward
In the team’s first bona-fide coaching search since 1979, could the Jazz turn to a “mayor” to fill the vacancy? Iowa State men’s head basketball coach Fred Hoiberg, also known as “The Mayor”...
Coaching Profile: John Stockton
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Coaching Profile: John Stockton

May 8th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
One of the more interesting coaching names to surface over the last few weeks is both a dark horse and a familiar name. Assessing a candidate objectively is hard when that figure is as revered as John Stockton, but that’s...
Coaching Profile: Steve Kerr and the Triangle
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Coaching Profile: Steve Kerr and the Triangle

May 7th, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Here’s a coach profile we didn’t anticipate writing: Steve Kerr. As Marc Stein first reported, the Utah Jazz have somewhat unexpected gotten into the fray, attempting to lure the TNT analyst into conversations about...