Chad Kammerer

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Chad Kammerer
Chad Kammerer in 2012.jpg
Kammerer in 2012
Miami Heat
Assistant coach
Personal information
Born (1967-09-28) September 28, 1967 (age 46)
Goshen, Indiana
Career information
College Westmont (1987-1991)
Career history
2008–present Miami Heat (assistant)
Career highlights and awards

As Assistant Coach:

Chad Kammerer (born September 28, 1967) is currently an assistant basketball coach of the National Basketball Association's Miami Heat. [1] Kammerer joined the Heat in 2001 as an advance scout, became an assistant coach under Erik Spoelstra in 2008, and was part of the Miami Heat's 2012 NBA Finals Championship. Before joining the Heat, Kammerer worked as an assistant coach for Valparaiso University, the University of California at Los Angeles, Concordia University, and the University of Mississippi. His father, Chet Kammerer, serves as the Miami Heat's Vice President of Player Personnel. [2]

Early life[edit]

Kammerer spent the early years of his childhood in Warsaw, Indiana before moving to California. His father, Chet, was the head basketball coach at Grace College while the family lived in Warsaw. [3] In 1975, the family moved to California where Chet would become the head basketball coach at Westmont College. Years later, Chad Kammerer would become an all-conference college basketball player while attending Westmont College from 1986 to 1990. [4] In 1993, Kammerer earned his master's degree from the University of Mississippi.[1] The Westmont College basketball court was named Kammerer Court in 2008.

Career[edit]

Kammerer joined the Miami Heat as a scout in August 2002 after just two months as an assistant coach for Valparaiso University.[5] He also served as an assistant coach for UCLA, Concordia University Irvine, and Ole Miss.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Chad Kammerer Heat Directory". Miami Heat. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Chet Kammerer Heat Directory". Miami Heat. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Chet Kammerer Grace". Grace College. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Chad Kammerer Westmont". Westmont College. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  5. ^ Tomlinson, Dylan B. (August 14, 2002). "Florida basketball getting air time". Gainesville Sun. Retrieved June 26, 2013.