HEAT Group Directory

The HEAT Group | AmericanAirlines Arena | 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 | (786) 777-1000


Managing General Partner
Chief Executive Officer

Basketball Operations Executives

Senior Vice President, Basketball Operations/General Manager
Vice President, Sports Media Relations
Vice President, Player Personnel
Vice President, Player Programs
Assistant General Manager/General Manager Sioux Falls Skyforce
Vice President, Basketball Development & Analytics
Vice President/Executive Director, Miami HEAT Charitable Fund

Basketball Operations Executive Staff

Executive Assistant to the President
Karen Merrill
Executive Assistant, Basketball Operations
Yvette Morrell
Executive Assistant to the Head Coach
Rich Fernando

Basketball Coaching

Head Coach
Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach/Director of Player Development
Assistant Coach/Player Development
Video Coordinator/Player Development Coach
Shooting Consultant
Rob Fodor
Director of NBA Scouting/Advance Scout
Basketball Analyst
Bob Chaikin
Assistant Video Coordinator
Dan Bisaccio
Video Intern
Aaron Winshall


Athletic Trainer
Assistant Athletic Trainer & Director of Rehabilitation
Brandon Gilliam
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Wes Brown
Head Equipment Manager/Travel Coordinator
Neuromuscular Therapist
Director of Sports Performance
Michael Williams
Director of Strength & Conditioning
Strength & Conditioning Consultant
Equipment Intern
Brandon Mango

Team Physicians

Dr. Harlan Selesnick, Dr. Allan Herskowitz, Dr. Edward Neff, Dr. Jim Losito  
Dr. Richard Mariani, Dr. Larry Brown, Dr. Angelo Thrower  
Dr. Henry Trattler  

Basketball Operations

Senior Director of Team Security
David Holcombe
Director of College & Pro Scouting/Assistant GM, Sioux Falls Skyforce
Director of Team Services
Director of Basketball Analytics and Performance Technology
Director of Scouting and Assistant Director of Player Personnel
Eric Amsler
Director of Basketball Operations/Assistant GM, Sioux Falls Skyforce
Dave Beyer
Scout/Community Liaison
Scout/Community Liaison
Glen Rice
Ed Maull
Bob Reinhart
Bob Staak
Basketball Operations Intern
Andrew Perez
Basketball Operations Intern
Jeff Saunders

Sports Media Relations Staff

Senior Director of Sports Media Relations
Director of Sports Media Relations
Sports Media Relations Manager
Sports Media Relations Intern
Maddox Burnett

Business Operations Executives

President, Business Operations
Executive Vice President/CFO
Executive Vice President/CMO
Executive Vice President/General Counsel
Executive Vice President/General Manager, AmericanAirlines Arena
Executive Vice President/Chief Revenue Officer
Executive Vice President, HEAT Group Enterprises
Vice President, Human Resources
Vice President, Marketing Division
Vice President, Finance
Vice President/Assistant General Manager, AmericanAirlines Arena
Vice President, Ticket Operations and Strategic Planning
Vice President, Corporate Partnerships Sales and Service
Vice President, Operations/Assistant General Manager, AmericanAirlines Arena
Vice President, STM & Assistant General Manager
Garrick Amos
Vice President, Tickets & Premium Sales and Service
Vice President, Retail Business & Development
Vice President, Associate General Counsel
Vice President, Mobile Strategy & Innovation
Vice President, Business Intelligence & Strategy
Edson Crevecoeur

Business Operations Executive Staff

Executive Assistant, Business Executive Office
Raquel Motola
Executive Assistant, Legal
Susan Greenwood
Executive Assistant, Legal
Greg Fritzius
Executive Assistant, Arena & STM
Rocio Vasquez

Internet Services

Director of Internet Services
Michael Farmer
Internet Services Manager
Couper Moorhead
Internet Services Mobile Manager
Donnie Schmid
Internet Services Content Coordinator
Joseph Beguiristain
Internet Services Web Developer
Angel Kurny
Internet Services Mobile Coordinator
Christopher Pendas
Internet Services Translation Coordinator
Shuaihu Zhong
Internet Services Coordinator
Alexander Granado
Internet Services Coordinator
Christina Carey


Human Resources Senior Recruiter
John Cervera

Player Spotlight: James Johnson Highlights (2/19/18)

Check out some of James Johnson's highlights from this past week

Team Highlights

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Player Spotlight: James Johnson Highlights (2/19/18)

Check out some of James Johnson's highlights from this past week
Feb 19, 2018  |  02:27

2018 JBL 3-Point Contest: Wayne Ellington - Round 1

Wayne Ellington takes his shot in Round 1 of the 2018 JBL 3-Point Contest.
Feb 17, 2018  |  01:25

All-Star Practice Highlights: Goran Dragić (2/17/18)

Check out some Goran Dragić highlights from All-Star practice on Saturday
Feb 17, 2018  |  00:41

Ellington Lays It In

Wayne Ellington picks up the loose ball and races down the court for a breakaway layup.
Feb 14, 2018  |  00:16

Johnson Feeds Whiteside For The Flush

James Johnson finds Hassan Whiteside underneath the basket for a two-handed finish.
Feb 14, 2018  |  00:13

GAME RECAP: Sixers 104, Heat 102

Ben Simmons gets a triple-double (18 points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists) as he leads the Joel Embiid-less 76ers to a 104-102 comeback win over the Heat.
Feb 14, 2018  |  01:56

Dragic Feeds To Whiteside

Goran Dragic draws the double-team before passing to Hassan Whiteside for a two-handed slam.
Feb 14, 2018  |  00:17

Whiteside Spins And Scores

Hassan Whiteside spins through a double-team and finishes with a floater off the glass while being fouled.
Feb 14, 2018  |  00:18

James Johnson Highlights vs Raptors (2/13/18)

James Johnson finished with 16 points on 7-of-11 shooting and seven boards against the Raptors
Feb 13, 2018  |  00:27

Wade Highlights vs Raptors (2/13/18)

Dwyane Wade recorded a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds to go along with a team-high six assists against the Raptors
Feb 13, 2018  |  00:35

Dragić Highlights vs Raptors (2/13/18)

Goran Dragić led the HEAT with 28 points on 10-of-19 shooting and also accumulated four assists, two rebounds and a steal against the Raptors
Feb 13, 2018  |  00:36

GAME RECAP: Raptors 115, Heat 112

DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry combined for 49 points as the Raptors get the win over the Heat, 115-112.
Feb 13, 2018  |  01:46

Whiteside Alley-Oop Jam

Josh Richardson throws it up to Hassan Whiteside for the alley-oop jam.
Feb 13, 2018  |  00:14

Johnson With The Layup

Off the break, Goran Dragic passes to Tayler Johnson for the layup.
Feb 13, 2018  |  00:31

Wade To Adebayo Alley-Oop Slam

Dwayne Wade throws it up to Bam Adebayo for the alley-oop slam.
Feb 13, 2018  |  00:18

Johnson And-One Layup

James Johnson drives baseline, lays it in, and is fouled on the play.
Feb 13, 2018  |  00:15

Player Spotlight: Bam Adebayo Highlights (2/12/18)

Check out some of Bam Adebayo's highlights from this past week
Feb 12, 2018  |  03:08

Adebayo & Whiteside Highlights vs Bucks (2/9/18)

Check out some Bam Adebayo and Hassan Whiteside highlights from Friday night's victory over the Bucks
Feb 10, 2018  |  00:54

Ellington Clutch Three

Bam Adebayo hands a pass off to Wayne Ellington who drains a 3-pointer from the top of the key.
Feb 9, 2018  |  00:13

Johnson Rejects Giannis

James Johnson sprints with Giannis Antetokounmpo in transition and rejects his layup attempt.
Feb 9, 2018  |  00:13

Adebayo Grabs Block

Bam Adebayo leaps high to grab a shot from Khris Middleton right out of the air for the block.
Feb 9, 2018  |  00:16

Johnson Difficult Lay-In

James Johnson dips in and out of the defense before hitting the difficult lay-in.
Feb 9, 2018  |  00:13

GAME RECAP: Heat 91, Bucks 85

Tyler Johnson scores 19 points for the Heat in their 91-85 win over the Bucks in Dwyane Wade's return. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 23 points and 11 rebounds for Milwaukee in the loss.
Feb 9, 2018  |  02:07

Wade Alley-Oop To Whiteside

Dwyane Wade comes off a screen and throws a quick lob to Hassan Whiteside for an alley-oop.
Feb 9, 2018  |  00:25

Johnson Alley-Oop From Wade

Dwyane Wade tosses a pass from beyond the arc to Tyler Johnson for an alley-oop in transition.
Feb 9, 2018  |  00:22

Whiteside Putback Dunk

Hassan Whiteside clears room under the basket for a putback dunk.
Feb 9, 2018  |  00:18

Whiteside Alley-Oop In Traffic

Dwyane Wade lobs a pass up to Hassan Whiteside who throws down the alley-oop in traffic.
Feb 9, 2018  |  00:17

Whiteside Stuffs Giannis

Hassan Whiteside stuffs a layup from Giannis Antetokounmpo up against the glass for a block.
Feb 9, 2018  |  00:13

Welcome Back, Dwyane Wade

Check out some of Dwyane Wade's best highlights in a HEAT uniform
Feb 8, 2018  |  01:51

Welcome Back, Luke Babbitt

Check out some Luke Babbitt highlights from last season
Feb 8, 2018  |  00:21