• Director Of Team Services

KENNY McCRANEY

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

Prior to joining the organization, McCraney spent three seasons as an assistant coach for the mens 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 mens basketball team at St. Johns River Community College in Palatka, FL and the boys team at Oak Hill High School in Gainesville, FL.

McCraneys 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.