Reports: Utah Jazz Hire Quin Snyder as Head Coach

June 6th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen

Quin Snyder is the new head coach of the Utah Jazz.

According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Sportando, and Jeff Zillgitt, the Utah Jazz have signed Atlanta assistant Quin Snyder to a 3 year deal with a team option 4th year to be the next head coach.

Jody Gennesy of the Deseret News reported that former Utah assistants Brad Jones and Alex Jensen will be part of Quin Snyder’s assistant crew. Marc Stein reported that Snyder and the Jazz are trying to get Ettore Messina to join the team as lead assistant, though Messina still has games left to coach with CSKA Moscow.

Earlier today, Salt City Hoops posted a profile of the former Missouri Head Coach.

Brother of Spurs forward Matt, Luke Bonner likes Quin:

More analysis coming after the Jazz’s 10 AM press conference to announce Snyder this morning.

Andy Larsen

Andy Larsen

Andy Larsen is the Managing Editor of Salt City Hoops, the ESPN TrueHoop affiliate for the Utah Jazz. He also hosts a radio show and podcast every week on ESPN700 AM in Salt Lake City.
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  1. Clint Johnson says:


    If they really get Snyder with Messina, Jones, and Jensen in support, it will be exactly what I wanted. Literally could not be more what I had in mind.

    • gotag says:

      Same, I really think this is just about the ideal hire for the Jazz. Kudos DL.

    • LarryMillersGhost says:

      I wanted Messina as a head coach. But if he comes as an assistant that would be great. I like Jones and Jensen as well.

  2. Mewko says:

    Hell yeah! We can host the big-name prospects for pre-draft workouts.

  3. Jazz Guru says:

    This place is the Corbin of Jazz websites, absolute shoddy quality

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