DeSean Hadley enters his first season as an assistant coach for the Skyforce. He served as an assistant coach with the Idaho Stampede the past two seasons.
Hadley appeared in 69 career games (21 starts) in the NBA Development League with the Stampede (53) and Skyforce (16). He averaged 14.5 points and 5.8 rebounds in 180 career games in the Continental Basketball Association with the Skyforce (48), Stampede (47), Great Lakes Storm (48) and Flint Fuze (37). His individual accolades while playing in the CBA include the 2003-04 Defensive Player of the Year award, two All-League Second Team selections, two All-Star Game selections, one All-Defensive Team selection and one All-Rookie Team selection. He averaged 16.0 points, 6.9 rebounds and 4.1 assists in nine postseason contests with the Skyforce to help the franchise capture the 2005 CBA Championship.
The Dayton, Ohio native earned a bachelorís degree in Social Work from Eastern Michigan University.