BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana College Males’s Basketball Coach Mike Woodson has introduced the addition of Armond Hill as this system’s Director of Basketball Administration. Hill brings near 50 years of expertise as a participant and coach on the highest ranges to Bloomington and labored with Woodson on the Los Angeles Clippers teaching employees from 2014-18.
“Armond will likely be a terrific asset for our employees and gamers, stated Woodson. “He is an NBA Champion who has labored with nice groups professionally and collegiately and helped a few of the finest gamers on this planet as a coach on the highest degree. As a participant, he was the MVP of the Ivy League in school and had a really strong NBA profession doing no matter he was requested to do to make his crew higher. I count on his impression would be the similar for our program as effectively.”
Hill returns to the school ranks after spending 15 seasons on the sidelines as an NBA assistant coach. He started that portion through the 2003–04 NBA season, Hill grew to become an assistant coach to Bloomington native Terry Stotts in Atlanta. After one season, he was employed by the Boston Celtics to help Doc Rivers and spent the following 15 years as a part of his employees with the Celtics (2004-13) and with the Clippers (2013-20). The spotlight of that point was being part of the Celtics employees which gained the 2008 NBA title and included NBA stars Ray Allen, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. The crew additionally went to the NBA Finals in 2010. Whereas with the Clippers, he labored with Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, Kawhi Leonard and Paul George amongst others.
The Brooklyn, N.Y. native spent eight years as the top coach at Columbia College (1995-2003), the place his 2001-02 crew led the nation in scoring protection, holding opponents to 57.0 factors per recreation. Hill’s teaching profession started as an assistant coach on the Lawrenceville College, in Lawrenceville, N.J. in 1985. He grew to become the top coach three years later. He gained two Coach of the 12 months Awards and in 1990, led Lawrenceville to the New Jersey State Prep College Championship. He entered the collegiate ranks as an assistant to Corridor of Fame Coach Pete Carril at his alma mater, Princeton, in 1991. In 4 seasons, he helped Princeton to a 71-35 document over 4 seasons, successful the Ivy League title and advancing to the NCAA Match in 1992.
After graduating from Bishop Ford Central Catholic Excessive College in Brooklyn, Hill attended The Lawrenceville College for a post-graduate yr earlier than attending Princeton (1972-76). He was named Ivy League Males’s Basketball Participant of the 12 months as a senior in 1976, averaged 13.7 factors in 4 seasons and posted 1,056 profession factors with the Tigers. He was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks with the ninth choose of the 1976 NBA Draft and loved a strong profession within the NBA, compiling 6.9 factors and 4.3 assists per recreation over eight seasons and 468 video games. He performed for the Hawks from 1976-80 and 1983-84, for the Seattle SuperSonics from 1980-82 and the San Diego Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks in 1982.
After his enjoying profession, Hill returned to Princeton to finish his diploma, incomes a B.A. in Psychology in 1985. In 2009, he was inducted into the New York Metropolis Basketball Corridor of Fame.