Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Bryant moving up with the Jazz

Johnnie Bryant, formerly of Bishop O'Dowd, City College of San Francisco and Utah, is now an assistant coach on Quinn Snyder's new Utah Jazz staff. He was previously in player development:

...Bryant begins his third season with the Jazz since being hired in the summer of 2012.  Prior to joining the Jazz, Bryant operated Bryant Sports Academy, an intense and unique skill development program through which he has worked extensively with more than 125 athletes of various age groups to advance each player’s skill set through personalized workout sessions.  Among the athletes he has worked with are numerous professional European players and several NBA players.

Bryant is a former standout guard at the University of Utah where he played three seasons (2005-08) and finished his career as the school’s all-time leader in three-point percentage (.455) and ranked 20th on the Utes’ all-time scoring list.  He was named to the All-Mountain West Conference Second Team in 2008 and received the Jack Gardner team MVP award for the 2007-08 season. He also set the single-game three-point record (8), and finished his career fifth all-time in the Mountain West Conference in three-point field goal percentage (.490) in conference games.  Bryant then played one professional season in Germany with Telemotive Muenchen...

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