College - Auburn
Chuck Person enters his third season as an assistant coach for the Lakers and fourth with the organization after spending the 2009-10 year assisting the teamís coaching staff during its championship run.

Prior to his time with the Lakers, Person served four seasons as an assistant coach for Sacramento (2007-09) and Indiana (2005-07). Before joining the Pacersí bench, where he worked alongside then associate head coach Mike Brown, he served three seasons as a special assistant to the CEO/president of basketball operations for Indiana, working with Pacers and Indiana Fever (WNBA) players, both on and off the court. Additionally, he spent one season with the Cleveland Cavaliers before joining the Pacers' coaching staff.

A native of Brantley, Alabama, and an alumnus of Auburn University, Person concluded his career with the Tigers as the schoolís all-time leading scorer. Selected in the first round (4th overall) by the Pacers in the 1986 NBA Draft, he averaged 18.8 points and 8.3 rebounds in his first season and was named NBA Rookie of the Year. He spent six seasons with Indiana and ranks 10th on the team's all-time scoring list with 9,096 points. He recorded 34 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists against New York on Feb. 20, 1986, becoming the first Pacers rookie in franchise history to record a triple-double. Person also played for Minnesota, San Antonio, Charlotte and Seattle over his 13-year NBA career. His career averages include 14.7 points, 5.1 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game.

Person and his wife, Carmen, reside in Redondo Beach and are the proud parents of Millicent, Tiffany, Chuck, Niketta, Raven and Jasmine.