College - Westmont

Chad Kammerer begins his fifth season as an assistant coach and his 12th year with the Miami HEAT. Among his responsibilities in his role will be assisting in the areas of game planning, scouting, player development and other duties assigned by Head Coach Erik Spoelstra.

Kammerer, who originally joined the organization on a part-time basis during the 2001-02 season, spent six years as the HEATís full-time advance scout before moving to the bench. In addition to providing scouting reports and player evaluations to assist the HEAT coaching staff in their game preparations, Kammerer also served as an assistant coach for the HEATís summer league team for six years.

Prior to joining the HEAT, Kammerer served as an assistant coach at Valparaiso University, the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Concordia University (CA) and the University of Mississippi.

Kammerer, the son of HEAT Vice President, Player Personnel Chet Kammerer, was born in Indiana and raised in California. He graduated from Westmont College in 1990 and later went on to earn his masterís degree at the University of Mississippi in 1993.

He and his wife, Nichole, reside in Ft. Lauderdale with their daughter, Natasha.

Chad Kammerer's Bio on HEAT.com