Quin Snyder

Quin Snyder (born October 30, 1966)

Current position: Head coach
Current team: Atlanta Hawks (NBA)
Missouri record: 126-91 (.581)
Overall record^: 126-91 (.581)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  4  (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003)
  • NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen:  1  (2002)
  • NCAA Tournament Final Four:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  1  (2004)


  • NBA D-League Coach of the Year: (2009)

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2023-present Atlanta Hawks
2014-2022 Utah Jazz
2013-2014 Atlanta Hawks (asst)
2011-2012 Los Angeles Lakers (asst)
2010-2011 Philadelphia 76ers (asst)
2007-2010 Austin Toros
1999-2006 Missouri
1995-1999 Duke (asst)
1993-1995 Duke (admin. asst)
1992-1993 Los Angeles Clippers (asst)

Quin Snyder Facts

  • Quin Price Snyder
  • Born October 30, 1966
  • Hometown: Mercer Island, Washington
  • Alma Mater: Duke University (BS, 1989, MBA, 1995 & JD, 1995)
  • Was a star athlete at Mercer Island HS (WA), twice the state’s player of the year and chosen as the first-ever McDonald’s All-American from Washington state
  • Played four years at Duke under HOF coach Mike Krzyzewski, starting at PG for three and serving as team captain as a senior
  • Continued his studies at Duke after going un-drafted in the 1989 NBA Draft, taking a short break in 1992 to spend a season with the Los Angeles Clippers as an assistant to head coach Larry Brown
  • Returned to Duke the following year, spending two years as an administrative assistant while finishing his MBA and JD
    • Then worked four seasons as one of Krzyzewski‘s full-time assistants
  • Hired in 1999 to be the head coach at Missouri, a position he held for most of seven seasons
    • Led the Tigers to the NCAA Tournament in each of his first four seasons and the NIT in his fifth
    • However, after finishing 16-17 in 2004-05 and with a 10-11 (3-7) record in February 2006, Snyder resigned
  • Initially stepped away from coaching but a year later became the head coach of the Austin Toros of the NBDL
    • Went 98-60 in three seasons, reaching the Playoffs each year and winning the NBDL COY award in 2009
  • Spent one year each as an assistant with the Philadelphia 76ers (under Doug Collins) and Los Angeles Lakers (under Mike Brown), then one season as an assistant under Ettore Messina with CSKA Moscow in the Russian PBL
  • Returned to the States in 2013, spending one year on Mike Budenholzer’s staff in Atlanta before being hired as Utah Jazz head coach in June 2014
    • Had a 372-264 regular season record in eight seasons with the Jazz, and a 21-30 Playoff record (six appearances); won 50+ games three times
    • Reached the Western Conference Semifinals three times (2017, 2018 and 2021)
    • Stepped down from his position as Utah’s head coach in June 2022
  • In February 2023, Snyder was hired to be the new head coach of the Atlanta Hawks
    • Went 10-11 to finish that season and lost in the First Round; went 36-46 the following year in his first full season at the helm

Quin Snyder Coaching Tree


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at the NCAA Division I level only