Ron DuBois

UC Santa Cruz Coach Ron DuBois sports a unique set of basketball bonafides, ones that very, very few have achieved. He played in the (now) Pac-12 at Arizona State rising from walk-on to scholarship status and then captain in his senior season, coached collegiately at UC Davis and Rhodes College, assisted in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the Phoenix Suns and Memphis Grizzlies, and led teams in France and Mexico under the FIBA hoops umbrella as well as assisting one season with the Phoenix Mercury of the WNBA. It would be shorter to list the entities he hasn’t coached at in some capacity.

Because of his expansive background, we recently raised a variety of hoops subjects with DuBois and found his responses illuminating about “Being an NBA assistant,” “Euro play versus USA play,” “Skill Development,” “Recruiting at UCSC,” “Advancing as a coach” and “Working the referees.”…

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