The Nets were among the teams to make an in-season coaching change this past season, replacing Steve Nash with Jacque Vaughn in November. Even though he spent nearly the entire 2022/23 season running the Nets, Vaughn didn’t get a chance to reshape his coaching staff until this spring.
Vaughn is taking advantage of that opportunity, with the Nets issuing a press release on Tuesday to formally announce several changes to their coaching staff.
The new additions, some of which were previously reported, are as follows:
- Kevin Ollie (assistant coach), the former head coach of UConn and Overtime Elite.
- Will Weaver (assistant coach), who has coached the Sydney Kings and (this past season) Paris Basketball internationally. He’s also a veteran NBA assistant who had a previous stint in Brooklyn as a Nets assistant (2016-18) and coach of the Long Island Nets (2018/19).
- Jay Hernandez (assistant coach), who was an assistant coach and the director of player development with the Hornets for the past five seasons.
- Ronnie Burrell (assistant coach), the head coach of the Long Island Nets in 2022/23.
- Corey Vinson (assistant coach/player development), a former player development coach with the Suns.
According to today’s announcement, the Nets will retain assistant coach and director of player development Adam Caporn, as well as assistants Trevor Hendry and Ryan Forehan-Kelly. They all worked under Nash and will be holdovers under Vaughn as he prepares for his first full season as Brooklyn’s head coach.