College - Alfred
Bob Beyer was named assistant coach of the Magic on June 27, 2007 and begins his fifth season on the bench with Orlando.
Last season (2010-11), Orlando finished 52-30 (.634). The Magic surpassed the 50-win plateau for the fourth consecutive season, setting a new franchise record. Orlando has a 222-106 (.677) regular season record in Beyer’s four seasons with Orlando (2007-11). The Magic have made it to the playoffs all four times, captured three consecutive Southeast Division titles (2007-10), advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals in two straight postseasons (2009-10) and reached the 2009 NBA Finals after winning the Eastern Conference title. Beyer also served as an assistant coach for the East during the 2010 NBA All-Star Game.
Beyer joined the Magic after spending the previous two seasons as an assistant coach at the University of Dayton. He also served an assistant coach with the Toronto Raptors in 2003-04 and was an advance scout during the 2004-05 campaign.
A native of LeRoy, NY, Beyer spent two seasons (2001-03) as an assistant coach at Texas Tech under Bob Knight. Prior to joining the Red Raiders, he was an assistant at Northwestern for three seasons (1997-2000). From 1994-97, Beyer was the head coach at Siena College. He also served as an assistant coach at Wisconsin (1993-94), Siena (1989-93) and Albany (1985-89).
Born on December 10, 1961, Beyer earned his bachelor of arts in history from Alfred University in 1984. He also carried minors in coaching, writing and secondary education. While coaching at the University at Albany, he received a master's degree in curriculum planning and development.