Mike Gansey, Cavaliers Director of Development and Canton Charge Head Coach, Steve Hetzel, has announced that Jordi Fernandez and Nate Reinking will team up with James Posey as assistant coaches for the Canton Charge 2013-2014 season.
"I am thrilled to have Jordi and Nate joining James and completing our staff. We all share similar basketball philosophies and the strong belief in the importance of defensive principles being at the core of team success,” said Hetzel. “Their diverse backgrounds and wide range of expertise will be extremely beneficial to our players in helping them be prepared each day as well as grow both individually and collectively.”
Fernandez previously served as a player development coach for the Cleveland Cavaliers from 2009 to 2013. In that capacity he conducted individual skill workouts with players, assisted with practice and game preparation as well as forming international scouting reports. He also served as an assistant coach for the Spanish National Team at the 2013 U-19 World Championships in Prague, at Club Basquet l’Hospitalet in Spain in 2008-09 and as a player development coach at Impact Basketball from 2007-09.
Reinking arrives at the Charge with over 20 years of collegiate, professional and international experience as both a player and coach. As assistant coach for the Great Britain National Team he prepared scouting reports and implemented game plans through the use of on-court instruction and videos. He was also a member of the British national team that participated at the Olympics and European Championships from 2005 to 2012.
Single game tickets are on sale NOW! The Charge 2013-14 home opener is set for Saturday, November 23rd at 7:00 p.m. against the Delaware 87ers with a magnet schedule giveaway, $1 hot dogs presented by Sugardale and postgame autographs presented by FirstEnergy Solutions!
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The Canton Charge are part of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena organization and also owned by a group led by Cavaliers Majority Owner and Quicken Loans Founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert. The group also owns and operates the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League and the Lake Erie Monsters of the American Hockey League, both of which play their games at Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.