- Director of NBA Scouting/Advance Scout
Chad Kammerer begins his 17th year with the Miami HEAT organization and his fifth as Director of NBA Scouting/Advance Scout. Among his responsibilities, Kammerer provides scouting reports and player evaluations to assist the HEAT coaching staff in their game preparations.
Prior to being elevated to his current role in September 2013, he had spent five seasons as an assistant coach on Erik Spoelstra’s staff from 2008-13, assisting in the areas of game planning, scouting and player development. He has also served as an assistant coach for the HEAT’s summer league team for six years.
Kammerer originally joined the organization on a part-time basis during the 2001-02 season and then spent six years as the HEAT’s full-time advance scout, from 2002-08 before moving to the bench.
Prior to joining the HEAT, Kammerer served as an assistant coach at Valparaiso University, the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Concordia University (CA) and the University of Mississippi.
Kammerer, the son of HEAT Vice President, Player Personnel Chet Kammerer, was born in Indiana and raised in California. He graduated from Westmont College in 1990 and later went on to earn his master’s degree at the University of Mississippi in 1993.
He and his wife, Nichole, reside in Michigan with their two children, Natasha and Chase.