Former Sun Devil Ron DuBois Named Assistant Coach for the Memphis Grizzlies

July 26, 2007

Tempe, Ariz.-- Former Arizona State men's basketball player Ron Dubois has been named an assistant coach for the Memphis Grizzlies as announced by General Manager and Vice President of Basketball Operations Chris Wallace.

Dubois played in 48 games during his three-year career as a Sun Devil, including 29 during the 1998-99 season.

'Ron has established himself as a tireless worker, student and teacher of the game,' said Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach Marc Iavaroni. 'We are looking forward to utilizing his valuable experiences at the collegiate, international and NBA levels as an assistant coach in Memphis.'

After earning his bachelors degree in secondary education in 1999, DuBois stayed with the ASU basketball program as a graduate assistant, handling both on-court and administrative duties, while also earning his masters degree in curriculum and instruction.

Last season, DuBois served as video coordinator with Paris Basket Racing. Prior to his time in France, DuBois was an assistant coach at the University of California-Davis for three seasons (2003-04 - 2005-06) and also served two seasons as an assistant video coordinator with the Phoenix Suns (2001-02 - 2002-03). He was later promoted to assistant coach with the Phoenix Mercury of the WNBA in 2002. He also served as head coach of the Chico Force of the International Basketball League for two seasons (2005-06) and as head coach of the Tijuana Galgos on the LNBP League in Mexico.

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