Will-Voigt

 

Will Voigt

Consutant/Mentor

WORK EXPERIENCE

Angolan Men’s Basketball National Team. Head Coach. (October 2017 – present)

  • Took over a team that finished 8th at the 2017 Afrobasket Championships.
  • Since that time guided the team to a 2nd place FIBA ranking in Africa.
  • Competed in the 2019 FIBA World Cup.
  • Earned a spot in the 2020 Olympic Qualifying Tournament.
  • Currently on a 29-home game winning streak.

Telekom Baskets Bonn (German Bundesliga). Head Coach. (February 2020 – April 2020)

  • Took over mid-season when the team was in last place.
  • Helped them avoid relegation before the season was cancelled due to Covid-19.
  • Advanced to the knockout stages of the Basketball Champions League.

Mighty Sports (Philippines). Assistant Coach. (January 2020 – February 2020)

  • Dubai International Tournament Champions (7-0 record)
  • Became the first non-Middle Eastern champion in the tournaments 31-year history.
  • Implemented the team’s entire defensive system.
  • Worked with former NBA players Andray Blatche and Ronaldo Balkman.

Boise State Men’s Basketball. Special Assistant to the Head Coach. (September 2017 – April 2018)

  • Worked for Head Coach Leon Rice.
  • Consulted with the staff on all coaching matters - “coached the coaches”.
  • 2017-18 Record (23-9)
  • Finished 2nd in the Mountain West Conference.
  • Earned a bid to the NIT.
  • Chandler Hutchinson became the first Bronco in history to be a 1st round NBA Draft Pick.

Nigerian Men’s Basketball National Team. Head Coach. (June 2015 – August 2017)

  • Led the D’Tigers to their 1st Afrobasket Championship in Nigerian history.
    • The team finished 7th in 2013 and has been coached by former NBA Head Coaches John Lucas, Sam Vincent and Mike Brown.
  • Finished 1st in points per game and offensive efficiency at 2015 Afrobasket.
  • Competed in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
  • Defeated Group Winners Croatia by 14 points at the Olympics.
  • Oversaw the largest jump in FIBA rankings of any team in the world during my tenure, from 25th to 16th.

Shanxi Dragons (Chinese Basketball Association). Assistant Coach. (November 2014 – June 2015)

  • Responsible for creating and teaching the team’s defensive system.
  • Scouted every opponent and put together game plans for every game.
  • Conducted all individual workouts for players.
  • Assisted management with the scouting and contract negotiations of foreign import players.
  • 2014-15 Record (25-9)* (team was 2-2 before I arrived, including a home loss by 45 points)
    • Helped lead the team to the playoffs after finishing the last season with a 10-28 record.
    • Created the game plans to avenge the two early season losses that occurred before I was hired.

Polish Men’s Basketball National Team. Consultant. (July 2014 – September 2015)

  • Assisted in scouting opponents and evaluating games while helping the team to win their group and qualify for Eurobasket 2015.

Bakersfield Jam (NBA Development League). Head Coach / GM. (August 2009 – July 2014)

  • Responsible for all basketball operations and player personnel decisions.
  • Won more games than any other coach in the D-League during my 5-year tenure.

Vermont Frost Heaves (ABA/PBL). Head Coach / GM. (June 2006 – August 2009)

  • Responsible for all basketball operations and player personnel decisions.

Norwegian Basketball Federation. Assistant Coach. (January 2005 – August 2010)

  • August 2005 – August 2010
    • Promoted to Assistant Coach on the Men’s National Team.
  • Assisted at all practices, games and qualifying tournaments.
  • January 2005 – August 2005
    • Junior National Team Assistant Coach / Regional Director
  • Instructed regional applicants for their national coaching credential
  • Conducted regional tryouts for the Junior National Team
  • Assisted the Junior National Team at all practices, games, and tournaments.

Ulriken Eagles (BLNO – Norway). Head Coach / GM.
(August 2003 – June 2006)

  • Competed in Norway’s highest professional league.
  • Managed all daily operations pertaining to basketball.
  • Organized and ran youth basketball programs
  • Started an afterschool basketball program for kids ages 6-16.
  • 2005-06 Record (12-8)
    • Finished in 2nd place, the best result for the team in 7 years.
  • 2004-05 Record (11-9)
    • Given the additional title and responsibilities of General Manager.
  • 2003-04 Record (10-10)
    • Hired as the youngest Head Coach in BLNO history (26 years old)

Metro State University of Denver. Assistant Coach. (September 2002 – August 2003)

  • Worked for Head Coach Mike Dunlap.
  • Assisted with on-floor instruction during practices.
  • Worked individually with players.
  • Recruited prospective student-athletes.
  • Aided with the academic support program for players.
  • Edited basketball film using Sportstec Gamebreaker.
  • Conducted skills clinics at local schools.
  • Created the “Middle School Madness” team basketball tournament held on campus.
  • 2002-03 Record (28-5)
    • RMAC Champions
    • Sweet 16 NCAA Div. II Tournament

University of Texas. Special Assistant to the Head Coach. (August 2001 – September 2002)

  • Worked for Head Coach Rick Barnes.
  • Assisted in on-campus recruiting.
  • Responsible for all video scouting and edits.
  • Aided in the organization of summer camps.
  • Responsible for all aspects of team travel and practice schedules.
  • 2001-02 Record (22-12)
    • Sweet 16 NCAA Div. I Tournament

San Antonio Spurs. Video Coordinator. (October 1999 – August 2001)

  • Worked for Head Coach Gregg Popovich
  • Assisted coaching staff at practices, shoot-arounds, and games.
  • Responsible for scout tapes of our opponents to be shown to the players and coaches before every game, post-game video edits, and individual tapes on opposing teams’ players.
  • Cataloged our entire NBA and college game library.
  • Determined the play frequency of every NBA team.
  • Charted the success of our plays called during the season.
  • Assisted in the analysis of college players and free-agents.
  • 2000-01 Record (58-24)
    • Midwest Division Champions
    • Finished with the NBA’s best regular season record.
    • Advanced to the Western Conference Finals
  • 1999-00 Record (53-29)

Summer Pro League (Long Beach). Head Coach/Assistant Coach. (June – August 1999, 2000, and 2001)

  • Head Coach of Team Headliners sponsored by Moore/Waters Management, Inc. (2001)
    • Youngest Head Coach of any team, NBA or Free Agent Division. (24 years old)
  • Assistant Coach of team West Coast. (1999-00)
    • Won the Summer Pro League Championship. (2000)

Los Angeles Clippers. Player Personnel/Communications Intern. (October 1997 – May 1999)

  • Compiled scouting reports on NBA prospects.
  • Gathered player shot charts from colleges and universities.
  • Assisted media with statistical analysis.
  • Conducted post-game interviews with players and coaches.
  • Helped edit team’s media guide.
  • Issued and distributed press credentials.

Premiere Camps Worked:

  • Coaching U (featured speaker)
  • Snow Valley (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • Five-Star
  • ABCD Camp
  • Adidas Superstar
  • Giants of Africa
  • Nike Hoops Forum / SEEDS Academy (Senegal)