Kevin Young (basketball, born 1981)
|Born||November 17, 1981|
Salt Lake City, Utah
|High school||Sprayberry (Marietta, Georgia)|
|2007–2011||Utah Flash (assistant)|
|2013–2014||Delaware 87ers (assistant)|
|2014–2015||Delaware 87ers (Player Development)|
|2016–present||Philadelphia 76ers (assistant)|
Kevin Young (born November 17, 1981) is an American basketball coach who is an assistant coach for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has been a coach for the NBA Development League's Iowa Energy, Utah Flash, and Delaware 87ers.
He made his professional head-coaching debut at age 23 in Dublin, Ireland, with the Shamrock Rovers. Returning to the states, he served as assistant coach at Utah Valley University, where he helped lead the team to its second most wins in a season.
Young's own basketball career started in Marietta, Georgia, where he played high school ball at Sprayberry High School under Coach Roger Kvam. After high school, Young attended Middle Georgia College. After 2 years, he transferred to Clayton State University where he was a stand out guard. He is still an all-time leader for field goals, assists and three-point shooting.