Basketball Operations

Marc St. Yves | Director, Team Operations

Marc St. Yves enters his 30th season with the club and his first as the Director of Team Operations. St. Yves previously held the title of equipment manager for 25 years before being promoted this past summer. St. Yves is responsible for all team operations including travel, equipment and team events.

St. Yves travels fulltime with the team and is responsible for all of the club's logistical needs while on the road. He started his association with the Thunder as a 13-year-old ball boy during the team's 1979-80 season in Seattle. Five years later, he was named assistant equipment manager and became the franchise's primary equipment manager in 1985.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Vin Bhavnani | Video Coordinator

Vin Bhavnani joins Oklahoma City this season as the team's Video Coordinator. Bhavnani spent the last two seasons with the San Antonio Spurs as the assistant video coordinator. He started his NBA career with the Los Angeles Clippers as an intern in the video department in 2004.

Prior to joining the Clippers, Bhavnani spent one season as an assistant coach for the women's team at Santa Monica Junior College. The Los Angeles, California native is a 2003 graduate of the University of Southern California.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Brian Facchini | Director, Basketball Communications

Brian Facchini enters his first season as the Thunder's Director of Basketball Communications. Prior to joining the Thunder Facchini served as a U.S. Communications Manager for Nike Inc. focusing on basketball and soccer PR strategy for the previous two and a half years.

This is Facchini's second stint in the NBA, he served as the Media Relations Manager for the San Antonio Spurs from 2003 to 2005. The Portland, Oregon native began his career as an intern with the Portland Trail Blazers in 1997 and held various roles in community relations, marketing and public relations over the next six years.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Michael Ravina | Manager, Basketball Communications

Michael Ravina enters his first season with the club as Manager of Basketball Communications. The San Rafael, CA native came to Oklahoma City after spending the previous three seasons with the Golden State Warriors Public Relations department.

In his current role, Ravina with serve as a liaison between the Thunder and local, national and international media, assist in the teams credentialing process, author game-notes as well as share duties associated with team travel.

Ravina is a 2005 graduate of Syracuse University with a degree in Communications and Rhetorical Studies and a minor in Spanish Language, Literature and Linguistics.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Leslie Purcell | Assistant to the General Manager


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Ayana Clinton | Manager of Player Appearances and Services


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Judy Riddle | Team Travel Coordinator


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Will Dawkins | Basketball Operations Assistant


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Brandon Miller | Basketball Operations Assistant


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Wilson Taylor | Basketball Operations Assistant



<< Prev | 1 | 2 | 3 | Next >>