Nate Reinking

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Nate Reinking
Canton Charge
Position Head coach
League NBA Gatorade League
Personal information
Born (1973-12-12) December 12, 1973 (age 44)
Upper Sandusky, Ohio
Nationality British / American
Listed height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Career information
High school Galion (Galion, Ohio)
College Kent State (1992–1996)
NBA draft 1996 / Undrafted
Playing career 1996–2012
Position Point guard
Coaching career 2013–present
Career history
As player:
1996–1998 Leicester Riders
1998–1999 Derby Storm
1999–2005 Sheffield Sharks
2005–2007 Bree
2007–2010 Belfius Mons-Hainaut
2010–2011 Mersey Tigers
2011–2012 Sheffield Sharks
As coach:
2013–2015 Canton Charge (assistant)
2016–present Canton Charge

Nate James Reinking (born December 12, 1973) is a retired American-British professional basketball point guard who last played for the Sheffield Sharks. He is currently a Head coach for the Canton Charge of the NBA G League. He is an assistant coach for the Great Britain National Team under Joe Prunty

Professional career[edit]

Having graduated from Kent State University, Reinking came to England and signed with the British Basketball League club Leicester Riders in 1996. He averaged 18.3 points per game and 3.0 rebounds per game in his first season for the Midlands team. In 1998, Nate joined Riders' rivals the Derby Storm, where he posted 17.9 points per game and 2.3 rebounds per game. The following season, he moved further north again to sign with the Sheffield Sharks, where he spent six seasons before moving to the Belgian League and Euphony Bree in 2005, and then onto Dexia Mons-Hainaut in 2007.


In October 2013, Reinking was hired by the Canton Charge as an assistant coach for the 2013–14 season. After Jordi Fernandez accepted an assistant coach job with the Nuggets, Reinking was promoted to Head Coach of the Canton Charge.[1]

British national team[edit]

Reinking was also a member of the Great Britain national basketball team. He played at the EuroBasket 2009 and the 2012 Summer Olympics.


  1. ^ "Nate Reinking Named Charge Head Coach". September 27, 2016. Retrieved November 21, 2016. 

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