Nick Van Exel Joins Hawks Coaching Staff

by September 09, 2010

Nick the Quick will play the role of Player Development Instructor in the A: “Hawks head coach Larry Drew has finalized his 2010-11 coaching staff with the hiring of former pro Nick Van Exel to the position of Player Development Instructor, it was announced this afternoon. Van Exel, comes to Atlanta from Texas Southern University, where he served as an assistant coach. ‘We’re very excited to add Nick to the staff,’ said Drew. ‘I think he brings a wealth of knowledge to the position, and given his past experiences, he’ll be really vital to the development of our young guards, particularly Jeff Teague and Jordan Crawford. With the staff we currently have on board, I believe Nick will do a tremendous job for us moving forward.'”