The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club has made hires to its Athletic Performance Team, it was announced today by President of Basketball Operations/Head Coach Mike Budenholzer. Keke (kay-kay) Lyles has been named Executive Director of Player Performance, Art Horne Head Athletic Trainer, Mike Roncarati Director of Rehabilitation and Chris Chase Athletic Performance Coach. They join Assistant Athletic Trainer Scottie Parker on the staff. “The health and well-being of our players are a critical component of our ability to succeed,” Budenholzer said. “Our Athletic Performance Team has a wealth of experience working with high-level athletes in injury prevention, treatment and development that will serve us well and keep us strong over the course of a long season.”
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The Hawks received the Business Champion of Diversity Excellence Award presented by the Technology Association of Georgia on Wednesday night. The award was presented at TAG’s Fifth Annual Diversity Leadership Awards celebration at The Buckhead Club in Atlanta. The Hawks were one of six finalists for the award which recognizes outstanding efforts in diversity and inclusion within organizations and those who have gone above and beyond to support diversity and inclusion practices.
via Atlanta Journal-Constitution