College - Michigan

Mark Hughes signs on as an assistant coach with the Kings after spending the past two seasons as an assistant coach at San Diego State under former Kings assistant coach Steve Fisher. He previously served two years as an assistant coach for the Orlando Magic (2002-04).

Hughes spent five-plus seasons as head coach of the Grand Rapid Hoops of the Continental Basketball Association (1997-2002). He compiled an overall record of 151-144 (.512) with the Hoops (CBA and IBL record) and is the franchise’s all-time winningest coach.

As a player, Hughes played for the Detroit Pistons in 1990-91. He then played professional basketball overseas, spending four seasons in both Italy and France, before returning as captain of the Hoops in 1995-96. He spent his final two seasons with the Hoops (1997-98) as a player/coach before assuming full-time duties as head coach.

Hughes played college basketball at the University of Michigan from 1985-89 under Fisher. As a senior, he was co-captain of the Wolverines’ 1989 NCAA Championship team and graduated with a degree in Sociology. Hughes and his wife, Ronna, reside in Roseville with their children, Mark Jr. (12), Madelyn (10), and Jackson (7).