Uncasville, Conn. (May 19, 2019) – The Connecticut Sun announced Awvee Storey has been hired as video coordinator.
Storey spent the 2107 season as an assistant coach of the Chicago Sky before serving as an assistant with the Capital City Go-Go in the G League in 2018.
“Awvee is a fantastic addition to our coaching staff,” Sun head coach and general manager Curt Miller said. “He has multiple years of experience in professional basketball including the WNBA and has a unique gift in relating to players at this level. He will work directly with our post players and play a large role in overall player development. Awvee will also serve in our video coordinator role and have scouting responsibilities.”
A native of Chicago, Storey spent his freshman year of college at Illinois before transferring to Arizona State. A Pac-10 Honorable Mention honoree during the 2000-01 season, he averaged career-highs of 13.1 points and 9.1 rebounds that season.
Storey spent three seasons in the NBA as a member of the New Jersey Nets (2004-05), Washington Wizards (2005-06) and Milwaukee Bucks (2007-08) and with the Dakota Wizards of the NBA Development League in 2006-07. He also played internationally in New Zealand, South Korea, Spain, Germany and China. Following his playing career, Storey joined the Washington Wizards as a video coordinator before moving to the WNBA with the Mystics in 2011, where he assisted with scouting, workouts and player development.
The Sun will close out the preseason on Sunday, May 18 at the Times Union Center in Albany, NY against the New York Liberty at 2 p.m. and open the 2019 WNBA season against the Washington Mystics on May 25th. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m. at Mohegan Sun Arena. Tickets are on sale now for all 17 regular season home games and can be purchased by visiting ConnecticutSun.com or calling 1-877-SUN-TIXX.