College - Alabama
Roy Rogers begins his first year with the Detroit Pistons as an assistant coach under Lawrence Frank . He served as an assistant coach last season with the Boston Celtics alongside Frank as part of Doc Rivers’ staff.

Before joining the Celtics, Rogers previously was on Frank’s coaching staff at the New Jersey Nets from 2008-10 . Prior to joining the Nets he previously had coaching stints in the NBA Development League with the Austin Toros (2007-08), Tulsa 66ers (2005-07) and Huntsville Flight (2004-05).

Selected 22nd overall in the 1996 NBA Draft out of the University of Alabama, Rogers spent three years in the NBA . Rogers averaged 4 .8 points and 3 .5 rebounds per game in his NBA career split between four teams (Vancouver, Boston, Toronto and Denver) . He also played four seasons (2000- 04) of professional basketball internationally with stops in Russia, Italy, Greece and Poland.

Rogers and his wife Patricia, have four children; Jasmine, Jordan, Saige and Sebastian.