Bobcats Name Rob Werdann Assistant Coach

Bobcats Name Rob Werdann Assistant Coach

June 28, 2011

The Charlotte Bobcats today added Rob Werdann as an assistant coach on the staff of Head Coach Paul Silas. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Werdann brings eight seasons experience as either an assistant coach or a scout on the NBA level. He spent last season as an assistant coach with the Golden State Warriors, after serving as an assistant coach for the New Orleans Hornets in 2009-10. Prior to that, Werdann served as an advance scout for the Hornets from 2004-09. He began his coaching career as an assistant coach with the Yakima Sun Kings in the CBA in 2000-01, before spending three seasons as an assistant coach with the Columbus Riverdragons of the NBA Development League from 2001-04.

"We’re excited to have Rob Werdann joining our staff," Silas said. "His experience as both a coach and a scout will benefit our team, especially our big men."

Werdann, who played four seasons at St. John’s University and remains the school’s all-time leader in blocked shots, was selected by the Denver Nuggets with the 46th overall pick in the 1992 NBA Draft. He played in 47 NBA games over three seasons with the Nuggets and New Jersey Nets.