Assistant Coach

Orlando Magic
(2018 - Present)

2014-2018
Assistant Coach, Charlotte Hornets
2013-2014
Head Coach, Canton Charge
2009-2013
Assistant Coach/Player Development, Detroit Pistons
2006-2009
Video Coordinator, Cleveland Cavaliers
2005-2006
Assistant Video Coordinator, San Antonio Spurs
2003-2005
Student Manager, Michigan State University


HIGHLIGHTS

  • Worked closely with All-Star guard, Kemba Walker, with the Charlotte Hornets and Kemba increased his PPG and APG in every season Hetzel coached the Hornets

  • Has worked under some of the most respected coaches in basketball such as Tom Izzo, Gregg Popovich, Steve Clifford, Mike Brown, and Lawrence Frank

  • Reached the NBDL Playoffs in his first year as head coach of the Canton Charge

  • Helped develop All-Rookies Brandon Knight, Greg Monroe, and Jonas Jerebko and All-Star Khris Middleton while working with the Pistons

  • Inducted into the Allen Park Sports Hall of Fame

  • Received a bachelor of arts in kinesiology with a specialization in coaching from Michigan State University


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Assistant coach Dee Brown and Player Development Coach Steve Hetzel demonstrate basic ball handling drills.