College - Duke
With a diverse coaching background including NBA, Europe, college and minor league basketball, Quin Snyder is in his first season as an assistant coach for the Hawks.
Snyder, who spent last season as an assistant coach with CSKA Moscow, worked as an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2011-12 and the Philadelphia 76ers in 2010-11. From 2007-10, Snyder was Head Coach of the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League (the D-League affiliate of the San Antonio Spurs), where he recorded a 94-56 (.627) mark, while leading the club to three straight playoff appearances and the 2008 NBDL Championship game. He was the 2009 D-League Coach of the Year.
Snyder got his first head coaching job at the University of Missouri, where in seven seasons (1999-2006), he led the Tigers to a 128-96 (.571) record and four NCAA Tournaments, including an Elite Eight appearance. He is also a former assistant with the Los Angeles Clippers and associate head coach at Duke.
The former Duke guard (1985-89) played in 136 games, including three Final Four appearances over a four-year period. He was elected a team captain and honored as an Academic All-American during his senior season. Snyder attended Mercer Island High School in Washington, where he was a two-time state player of the year and a McDonald's All-American.
In 1995, he earned his J.D. and M.B.A. from Duke. He was born October 30, 1966 in Mercer Island, WA. Snyder and his wife Amy live in Atlanta with daughter Anika and son Wyatt. He is also the proud father of son Owen.