Quin Snyder is currently the number one candidate to succeed Nate McMillan at the Atlanta Hawks, according to ESPN. Snyder was born on October 30, 1966 in Mercer Island, Washington. He played college basketball at Duke University and later pursued a coaching career.
In 1992 he began his ascent: assistant to the Clippers, to Duke, then moving to Missouri to the NCAA and Austin to the NBADL. Back in the NBA with the 76ers and Lakers, he headed CSKA with Ettore Messina in Moscow 2012.
Snyder made his debut as NBA head coach with the Utah Jazz in 2014. Under his leadership, the Jazz became a successful team, regularly qualifying for the playoffs and reaching the 2021 Western Conference Finals.
Farewell on June 5, 2022 after eight seasons and a record of 372-264.
Quin Snyder was the Hawks’ assistant coach under then-head coach Mike Budenholzer during the 2013-14 season.
Along with Budenholzer, Snyder helped implement the “Spurs-style” system of play, based on ball division and fluid off-ball movement, which made the Hawks one of the most entertaining and competitive teams in the league at the time.