Raptors Announce Coaching Staff Additions and Changes
The Toronto Raptors announced Monday they have added Jon Goodwillie and Brittni Donaldson as assistant coaches on Head Coach Nick Nurse’s staff. Adrian Griffin, Sergio Scariolo and Nate Bjorkgren enter their second season with the Raptors, while Patrick Mutombo and Jim Sann return for their fourth campaign with the club.
The Raptors also announced they have promoted John Corbacio to head video coordinator/assistant coach, Tyler Marsh to assistant video coordinator/player development coach and added Fabulous Flournoy and Mark Tyndale as assistant video coordinators/player development coaches.
Goodwillie is in his 15th season with the Raptors, joining the team as a video and administrative intern in 2005. He was hired as an assistant video coordinator for the 2006-07 campaign and elevated to head video coordinator in 2011.
Most recently, Goodwillie was an assistant coach on Nurse’s staff with the Canada’s Senior Men’s National Team at the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China. He was also the head coach for the Raptors’ entry at NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, guiding the team to a 2-3 record, after serving as an assistant the previous five years.
A native of Etobicoke, Ontario, Goodwillie graduated from Brock University in 2003 with a degree in Sport Management.
Donaldson joins the coaching staff following two seasons in the Raptors’ front office as Data Analyst, Basketball Operations. Prior to joining the club, Donaldson was with STATS LLC for two years as a data analyst, where she was responsible for their SportVU player tracking product and creating customized reports for NBA front offices, coaching staffs, and media outlets.
This summer, Donaldson was a member of the Raptors’ coaching staff at NBA Summer League in Las Vegas and served as an instructor at the Giants of Africa basketball camps in Tanzania and South Sudan.
A native of Sioux City, Iowa, Donaldson played four seasons at the University of Northern Iowa (2011-15). She graduated with a degree in Statistics and Actuarial Science and still holds the school record for three-point field goals in a single game with eight.
Corbacio is a native of Stoney Creek, Ontario, and played college basketball at the University of Massachusetts Lowell (2008-12). He was an assistant coach for Raptors 905 during the team’s inaugural season, and joined the Raptors staff full time in 2017-18. In the summer of 2016, Corbacio coached the Mono Vampires to the Thailand Basketball League championship.
Marsh joined the Raptors staff for the 2018-19 season from the NBA G League, where he worked for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, Iowa Energy, Bakersfield Jam and Fort Wayne Mad Ants. A native of Miami, Marsh played two seasons for the Birmingham Southern Panthers (2008-10) after transferring from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (2006-08).
Flournoy joins the Raptors from the British Basketball League (BBL), where he spent 23 years. The last 18 seasons were with the Newcastle Eagles, where he was head coach and a player. Flournoy is the all-time leader in the BBL for games played (650), steals (808), assists (2,300) and blocks (905). He is a native of New York and played collegiately at Panola Junior College (1991-93) and McNeese State (1993-95).
Tyndale played for Temple University (2004-08) before travelling overseas to play internationally in Australia, Germany, Ukraine, Israel and Sweden. A native of Philadelphia, he played for several NBA G League teams, including the Iowa Energy (2008-10) where he was coached by Nurse and Bjorkren.