Starting his 13th season as an assistant coach for the Spurs, Chip Engelland is a sought-after speaker, clinician, and advisor on shooting technique for a growing list of NBA players.
Born in Pacific Palisades, California, Chip graduated from Pacific Palisades High School in 1979 before leading Los Angeles in scoring during his senior year. He later went on to letter four seasons at Duke University where he was named team captain for the Mike Krzyzewski-led Blue Devil squad during their 1982–83 season. Soon after, he tipped off a nine-year career playing professionally in the Philippines, Canada, and later, the CBA which served as the NBA’s official minor league at the time.
In 1995, he founded In-Net Corporation to establish his Chip Shots basketball camps to help players improve their shooting—an undertaking which led to his first foray into the NBA as shooting consultant with the 1999–2000 Detroit Pistons followed by a two-season stint as director of player development for the Denver Nuggets before eventually landing in San Antonio.