Jazz Statement Regarding Scott Layden

SALT LAKE CITY (September 5, 2012) – The following statements are regarding Scott Layden, who announced today he is leaving his position as a Utah Jazz assistant coach:

“Scott has been a valued member of the Jazz family in a variety of capacities for more than 25 years,” said Utah Jazz President Randy Rigby. “His contributions have been many and his effort and dedication are certainly appreciated. On behalf of the Jazz organization and the Miller family, I would like to thank Scott for his service and wish him success in his future endeavors.”

“I want to personally thank Scotty for all his tireless work and assistance these past few years,” said Jazz Head Coach Tyrone Corbin. “To work alongside him under Coach Sloan and then to have the opportunity to have him on my staff has been a real pleasure. He is a great guy, a good friend, and while I am sorry to see him go, I understand his decision and am happy for him. I wish him and his family nothing but the very best in the future.”