SAN ANTONIO SPURS ANNOUNCE BASKETBALL OPERATIONS ADDITIONS AND PROMOTIONS

SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 23, 2022) – The San Antonio Spurs these days introduced a couple of additions and promotions throughout the workforce’s training and basketball operations workforce. 

In the Spurs entrance workplace, the workforce has promoted Dave Telep to Vice President of Basketball Operations and David Kaplan to Manager of Basketball Analytics.

San Antonio’s training workforce has added Candice Dupree in Player Development. The workforce has additionally promoted Willis Hall and Greg Stiemsma in Player Development, Josh Brannon to Head Video Coordinator, and Kenny Trevino as Assistant Video Coordinator. 

In the Spurs clinical and function team, the workforce has added Carlos Sosa Marin as Athletic Performance CoachSan Antonio has additionally promoted Chastity Chov to Assistant Athletic Trainer and Ryan Curtis to Performance Coach. 

Chov turns into the Spurs Assistant Athletic Trainer after spending ultimate season as San Antonio’s Medical Assistant II. Joining the group in 2020, she spent the 2020-21 season because the Austin Spurs Assistant Athletic Trainer. Prior to the Silver and Black, Chov served because the University of Nevada’s Associate Director of Sports Medicine in 2019-20, running with the lads’s basketball workforce. Chov earned a grasp’s stage from Michigan State in 2019 whilst running with the Spartans soccer and males’s basketball groups and graduated with a bachelor’s stage in athletic coaching from the University of Texas at Austin in 2017. 

Curtis enters his fourth season with the Spurs after spending two years as Athletic Performance Data Manager for the Spurs from 2019-21. He used to be up to now the Director of Athlete Performance and Safety on the Korey Stringer Institute (University of Connecticut) after running as a energy trainer and athletic instructor for the United States Marine Corps, US Tennis Association and privately for pro tennis avid gamers at the ATP/WTA World Tour. Curtis graduated with a bachelor’s stage in athletic coaching from Culver-Stockton College in 2006, completed a grasp’s stage in kinesiology from Kansas State in 2009 and earned a PhD in workout science from UConn in 2019. 

Dupree joins the Spurs after taking part in 16 years within the WNBA, the place she lately stands 5th in league historical past in occupation issues scored (6,895). A seven-time WNBA All-Star and 2014 Champion with the Phoenix Mercury, Dupree additionally suited up for Chicago, Indiana, Seattle and Atlanta in her run that lately ranks her 3rd all-time in made box objectives, 5th in video games performed, in addition to 7th in general rebounds. After taking part in 4 years for Dawn Staley at Temple from 2002-06, she used to be decided on through the Sky with the 6th total select within the 2006 WNBA Draft. The Tampa, Florida local has additionally performed professionally in Poland, Slovakia, Russia, China, the Czech Republic and Hungary. Dupree used to be a part of the training workforce for the Spurs on the 2022 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. 

Hall spent ultimate season as San Antonio’s Player Development Assistant. Previously with the Spurs for 3 seasons as Video Coordinator from 2018-21, he enters his 7th season in San Antonio after beginning with the workforce as a Quality Assurance Assistant within the video division in 2016. Prior to becoming a member of the Silver and Black, Hall performed professionally for 2 seasons in Portugal and Luxembourg. The Charlotte local performed 4 seasons on the College of Charleston, showing in 137 video games in his occupation from 2009-14.

Kaplan turns into the Spurs Manager of Basketball Analytics after spending the previous 4 seasons as San Antonio’s Senior Data Scientist. Prior to becoming a member of the Silver and Black, Kaplan spent 3 seasons from 2015-18 with the Charlotte Hornets as Manger of Basketball Analytics and Quantitative Analyst after spending the 2014-15 season with the Portland Trail Blazers as Statistical Programmer. Kaplan graduated from Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Chemistry in 2013. 

Sosa Marin joins the Spurs from Real Madrid Baloncesto in Spain, the place he has spent the ultimate 8 years because the energy and conditioning trainer and re-conditioning specialist for the EuroLeague workforce. He additionally hung out as an related professor in Health and Medicine on the Universidad Europea de Madrid from 2014-22, educating Sport Physiotherapy. Prior to Real Madrid, the Spanish local used to be the Head of Strength and Conditioning, in addition to the Head of Physical Therapy, for 15 years from 1999-2014 for Club Estudiantes, the place he additionally coached the group’s early life groups. Sosa Martin holds a PhD in Sports Science from Polytechnic University of Madrid. 

Stiemsma spent ultimate season within the Spurs video room after spending two seasons as a Player Development Associate with the Minnesota Timberwolves from 2019-21. He performed 4 seasons within the NBA with Boston, Minnesota, New Orleans and Toronto. Following 4 years on the University of Wisconsin from 2004-08, Stiemsma performed in another country in Turkey and Korea ahead of suiting up for the Sioux Falls Skyforce and profitable NBA D-League Defensive Player of the Year in 2010. Making his NBA debut with the Celtics in 2011, he additionally participated in coaching camp with Portland and Orlando. Stiemsma used to be at the training workforce for the Spurs Summer League workforce in 2022. 

Telep is coming into his tenth season with the Spurs. San Antonio’s Director of Player Personnel from 2019-22, Telep up to now served because the workforce’s Director of Scouting from 2016-19 after beginning with the Spurs in 2013 because the workforce’s Scouting Coordinator. Prior to becoming a member of the Silver and Black, he served as ESPN.com’s senior nationwide recruiting analyst. He additionally hung out as a sideline reporter for ESPNU and as a studio analyst for Recruiting Nation. Telep has additionally served on the US Developmental National Committee for the US National Team.

Trevino spent the ultimate two seasons as an assistant trainer with the Austin Spurs after serving as a training assistant with Austin in 2019-20. First becoming a member of the Spurs group as a ball boy for San Antonio in 2012, Trevino later become an assistant apparatus supervisor for the workforce within the 2016-17 season. He labored in San Antonio’s video room from 2016-19 ahead of becoming a member of Austin’s training workforce. The Laredo, Texas, local graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2016.

2022-23 San Antonio Spurs Basketball Operations Staff Additions and Promotions:

Josh Brannon – Head Video Coordinator

Chastity Chov – Assistant Athletic Trainer 

Ryan Curtis – Sports Science Coordinator and Performance Coach

Candice Dupree – Player Development 

Willis Hall – Player Development 

David Kaplan – Manager of Basketball Analytics 

Carlos Sosa Marin – Athletic Performance Coach 

Greg Stiemsma – Player Development

Dave Telep – Vice President of Basketball Operations 

Kenny Trevino – Assistant Video Coordinator

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