SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 23, 2022) – The San Antonio Spurs lately introduced a couple of additions and promotions inside the group’s training and basketball operations group of workers.
Within the Spurs entrance place of work, the group has promoted Dave Telep to Vice President of Basketball Operations and David Kaplan to Supervisor of Basketball Analytics.
San Antonio’s training group of workers has added Candice Dupree in Participant Building. The group has additionally promoted Willis Corridor and Greg Stiemsma in Participant Building, Josh Brannon to Head Video Coordinator, and Kenny Trevino as Assistant Video Coordinator.
Within the Spurs clinical and function staff, the group has added Carlos Sosa Marin as Athletic Efficiency Trainer. San Antonio has additionally promoted Chastity Chov to Assistant Athletic Instructor and Ryan Curtis to Efficiency Trainer.
Chov turns into the Spurs Assistant Athletic Instructor after spending closing season as San Antonio’s Scientific Assistant II. Becoming a member of the group in 2020, she spent the 2020-21 season because the Austin Spurs Assistant Athletic Instructor. Previous to the Silver and Black, Chov served because the College of Nevada’s Affiliate Director of Sports activities Drugs in 2019-20, operating with the lads’s basketball group. Chov earned a grasp’s stage from Michigan State in 2019 whilst operating with the Spartans soccer and males’s basketball groups and graduated with a bachelor’s stage in athletic coaching from the College of Texas at Austin in 2017.
Curtis enters his fourth season with the Spurs after spending two years as Athletic Efficiency Information Supervisor for the Spurs from 2019-21. He was once in the past the Director of Athlete Efficiency and Protection on the Korey Stringer Institute (College of Connecticut) after operating as a energy trainer and athletic instructor for the United States Marine Corps, US Tennis Affiliation and privately for pro tennis gamers at the ATP/WTA Global Excursion. Curtis graduated with a bachelor’s stage in athletic coaching from Culver-Stockton School 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-Megastar 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 overall rebounds. After taking part in 4 years for Crack of dawn Staley at Temple from 2002-06, she was once decided on via the Sky with the 6th total pick out within the 2006 WNBA Draft. The Tampa, Florida local has additionally performed professionally in Poland, Slovakia, Russia, China, the Czech Republic and Hungary. Dupree was once a part of the training group of workers for the Spurs on the 2022 NBA Summer time League in Las Vegas.
Corridor spent closing season as San Antonio’s Participant Building Assistant. Prior to now with the Spurs for 3 seasons as Video Coordinator from 2018-21, he enters his 7th season in San Antonio after beginning with the group as a High quality Assurance Assistant within the video division in 2016. Previous to becoming a member of the Silver and Black, Corridor performed professionally for 2 seasons in Portugal and Luxembourg. The Charlotte local performed 4 seasons on the School of Charleston, showing in 137 video games in his occupation from 2009-14.
Kaplan turns into the Spurs Supervisor of Basketball Analytics after spending the previous 4 seasons as San Antonio’s Senior Information Scientist. Previous 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 Path Blazers as Statistical Programmer. Kaplan graduated from Wesleyan College with a Bachelor of Arts in Organic Chemistry in 2013.
Sosa Marin joins the Spurs from Actual Madrid Baloncesto in Spain, the place he has spent the closing 8 years because the energy and conditioning trainer and re-conditioning specialist for the EuroLeague group. He additionally frolicked as an related professor in Well being and Drugs on the Universidad Europea de Madrid from 2014-22, educating Recreation Physiotherapy. Previous to Actual Madrid, the Spanish local was once the Head of Power and Conditioning, in addition to the Head of Bodily Treatment, for 15 years from 1999-2014 for Membership Estudiantes, the place he additionally coached the group’s early life groups. Sosa Martin holds a PhD in Sports activities Science from Polytechnic College of Madrid.
Stiemsma spent closing season within the Spurs video room after spending two seasons as a Participant Building Go together 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 College of Wisconsin from 2004-08, Stiemsma performed out of the country in Turkey and Korea sooner than suiting up for the Sioux Falls Skyforce and successful NBA D-League Defensive Participant of the Yr in 2010. Making his NBA debut with the Celtics in 2011, he additionally participated in coaching camp with Portland and Orlando. Stiemsma was once at the training group of workers for the Spurs Summer time League group in 2022.
Telep is getting into his tenth season with the Spurs. San Antonio’s Director of Participant Team of workers from 2019-22, Telep in the past served because the group’s Director of Scouting from 2016-19 after beginning with the Spurs in 2013 because the group’s Scouting Coordinator. Previous to becoming a member of the Silver and Black, he served as ESPN.com’s senior nationwide recruiting analyst. He additionally frolicked as a sideline reporter for ESPNU and as a studio analyst for Recruiting Country. Telep has additionally served on the US Developmental Nationwide Committee for the US Nationwide Staff.
Trevino spent the closing 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 changed into an assistant apparatus supervisor for the group within the 2016-17 season. He labored in San Antonio’s video room from 2016-19 sooner than becoming a member of Austin’s training group of workers. The Laredo, Texas, local graduated from the College of Texas at San Antonio in 2016.
2022-23 San Antonio Spurs Basketball Operations Body of workers Additions and Promotions:
Josh Brannon – Head Video Coordinator
Chastity Chov – Assistant Athletic Instructor
Ryan Curtis – Sports activities Science Coordinator and Efficiency Trainer
Candice Dupree – Participant Building
Willis Corridor – Participant Building
David Kaplan – Supervisor of Basketball Analytics
Carlos Sosa Marin – Athletic Efficiency Trainer
Greg Stiemsma – Participant Building
Dave Telep – Vice President of Basketball Operations
Kenny Trevino – Assistant Video Coordinator