The Milwaukee Bucks named Stacey Augmon as assistant coach, Seth Partnow as director of basketball research and Scott Faust as head athletic trainer, General Manager John Hammond announced today.
Augmon, 48, was a member of the Bucks coaching staff during the 2016 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. He spent the past five years as an assistant coach at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, and prior to that, he served as an assistant coach for the Denver Nuggets from 2007-11.
The ninth overall pick in the 1991 NBA Draft by Atlanta, Augmon played his first five seasons with the Hawks. He enjoyed a 16-year NBA playing career and averaged 8.0 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 1,001 career games for the Hawks, Pistons, Trail Blazers, Hornets and Magic.
Partnow, 39, most recently was the editor of The Nylon Calculus, a preeminent basketball statistical analysis website. His work has been featured in the Washington Post, ESPN the Magazine, Vice Sports and The Cauldron/Sports Illustrated.
A native of Anchorage, Alaska, Partnow graduated with an economics degree (B.A.) from Carleton College (Minn.) in 1999 and received his law degree (J.D.) from the University of Minnesota in 2005.
Faust, 40, served as the assistant athletic trainer for the Philadelphia 76ers since 2006 and was promoted to associate athletic trainer/rehabilitation coordinator in 2015. He was the head athletic trainer for the Quad City Thunder (CBA) and Quad City Steamwheelers (AF2) in 1999-2000 before moving to the Huntsville Flight (NBA D-League) in 2001 in the same capacity. Faust was also the men’s basketball athletic trainer at Lipscomb University (Tenn.) in 2005-06.
A graduate of the University of Alabama – Huntsville, Faust is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He has certifications as a performance enhancement specialist and corrective exercise specialist from the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Faust is currently completing his Fellowship of Applied Functional Science from the Gray Institute.