Orlando Magic Announce Basketball Operations Promotions, Staff Additions

ORLANDO - Orlando Magic President of Basketball Operations Jeff Weltman announced a series of basketball operations promotions today.

Pete D’Alessandro, who joined the Magic in 2017, has been promoted to associate general manager.  David Bencs has been elevated to an assistant general manager. Adetunji Adedipe has been promoted to vice president of player personnel. Stephen Mervis has been promoted to vice president of basketball strategy & evaluation. Larry Thompson has been promoted to vice president of security.

Kevin Tiller has been named the general manager of the Lakeland Magic.  

Other promotions include: Becky Bonner (director of player services/pro personnel), Orlando Boyer (team services coordinator), Altavious Carter (assistant defensive coordinator/video), David Corbett (senior data scientist), Matthew Devita (manager of basketball systems), Randy Gregory (assistant offensive coordinator/video), Regan Harris (assistant director of team services), Soumya Kambhampati (senior quantitative researcher), Marty McClain (assistant director of security), Chris Newton (director of security), Trent Pennington (assistant general manager Lakeland Magic), Rodney Powell (senior director of team operations). 

The Magic also announced the following staff additions: Ameer Bahhur(head video coordinator), Michael Belay (graduate assistant/scouting), Calin Butterfield (strength & conditioning coach), Ben Kimsey (graduate assistant/analytics),  Davonte Fitzgerald (video assistant), Michael Franco(mental performance coach), Corey Hawkins (video assistant), Blake Huggins (video assistant), Xadiel Jusino (building maintenance technician),  Tony Marlow (security assistant), Aubrey McCreary (skill development coach), Sean O’Brien (video assistant), Todor Pandov (head strength & conditioning coach), Kristen Perfetto (executive assistant to president and head coach), Jaclyn Sklaver (head of performance nutrition), Khaila Webb (graduate assistant/strategy), Daniel Yu (applied sports scientist/assistant strength & conditioning coach).