College - Wisconsin

Robert Hackett is in his fifth season with the Mavericks as the strength and conditioning coach. Hackett joined the Mavericks in the summer of 2002 after spending seven seasons with the Memphis Grizzlies in the same capacity.

Prior to working for the Grizzlies, Hackett designed and directed the strength and conditioning programs at the University of Wisconsin for the schoolís menís and womenís basketball, football and track teams. He has extensive experience in testing, teaching and coaching athletes.

He also served as an assistant track coach for three years for the Badgers. Hackett is a graduate of Wisconsin with a bachelorís degree in science. While at Wisconsin, he competed as a sprinter on the Badger track team. He was a three-time USA Olympic Trial Qualifier and NCAA Champion in the 100 and 200 meters. Hackett and his wife, Renee, have three children, Amari, Kiara and Laila.