Kenny McCraney enters his tenth year with the HEAT organization and his sixth as Director of Team Services. In this role, McCraney helps provide a smooth transition for HEAT players and assists them with their everyday needs.

McCraney joined the HEAT organization in 2000 as a coach’s assistant for the WNBA’s Miami SOL. He was then promoted to the position of video coordinator in 2001. Following the SOL’s 2002 season, McCraney became an administrative assistant in the HEAT’s Basketball Operations Department.

Prior to joining the organization, McCraney spent three seasons as an assistant coach for the men’s basketball team at Florida International University in Miami, where he helped recruit future NBA players Carlos Arroyo and Raja Bell. He also has head coaching experience, directing the men’s basketball team at St. Johns River Community College in Palatka, FL and the boys team at Oak Hill High School in Gainesville, FL.

McCraney’s coaching experience began at the University of Florida, where he helped recruit future NBA veterans Vernon Maxwell, Dwayne Schintzius and Clifford Lett while serving as an assistant coach from 1981-1990. Prior to joining the Gators coaching staff, McCraney played four years at Florida and was captain of the squad in 1980 and 1981. He graduated with honors with a degree in speech communication.

McCraney also currently serves as co-founder and director of The Shower House, a non-profit organization that benefits the less fortunate and families facing crisis. He has two children, Kenda and Kenneth, and resides in Miami.