Amir Abdur-Rahim

Amir Abdur-Rahim (born March 18, 1981)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Kennesaw State Owls
Current conference: ASUN Conference
Kennesaw State record: 19-65 (.226)
Overall record: 19-65 (.226)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2019-present Kennesaw State
2018-2019 Georgia (asst)
2014-2018 Texas A&M (asst)
2013-2014 College of Charleston (assoc. HC)
2012-2013 College of Charleston (asst)
2011-2012 Georgia Tech (DPD)
2008-2011 Murray State (asst)
2006-2008 Murray State (grad. asst)

Amir Abdur-Rahim Facts

  • Amir Abdur-Rahim
  • Born March 18, 1981
  • Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Alma Mater: Southeastern Louisiana University (BA, 2004) / Murray State University (MA, 2008)
  • Has 12 siblings; one of whom is longtime NBA player and current NBA G-League president Shareef Abdur-Rahim
  • After graduating from Joseph Wheeler HS (Marietta, GA), Abdur-Rahim spent one year at Garden City CC (KS)
  • Transferred to Southeastern Louisiana in 2001, playing three seasons under head coach Billy Kennedy
    • Earned All-Southland honors each of his three seasons with the Lions
  • Started his coaching career in 2006, spending five years (three as a full-time assistant) on Kennedy‘s staff at Murray State
  • Took a job as director of player development at Georgia Tech under head coach Brian Gregory in 2011
  • A year later joined Doug Wojcik‘s staff at College of Charleston, spending one year as an assistant and one as associate HC
  • Reunited with Kennedy in 2014, working as an assistant at Texas A&M for four seasons
    • During his tenure at TAMU, was a part of two NCAA Sweet Sixteen appearances
  • Returned to his home state in 2018 to become an assistant on Tom Crean‘s staff at Georgia
  • Hired in April 2019 to become the new head coach at Kennesaw State, his first head coaching opportunity

Amir Abdur-Rahim Coaching Tree

  • none yet