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Coach Sam Jones


Title: Assistant Coach

Team: Colorado State University 2021 - present

Sam Jones joined the Colorado State men's basketball program as assistant coach in May 2021.

Jones has spent the past two seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers as a player development coordinator after having been on the coaching staff of the NBA G-League's Canton Charge for three seasons from 2016-19, the last as associate head coach.

Jones started his coaching career in The Netherlands, working with Den Bosch Eiffel Towers for three seasons as an assistant coach before taking over as head coach of Den Bosch SPM Shoeters (club changed names). With SPM Shoeters, he led his team to the Dutch Basketball League and NBB Cup crowns in 2014-15 and Dutch Basketball Supercup title in 2015-16. He also spent his final three years in the Netherlands as the associate head coach with the Dutch Men's National Team.
Prior to coaching, Jones played 10 seasons in Europe, including playing in the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Spain and Cyprus. During his time playing, he won two titles with Den Bosch Eiffel Towers and appeared in multiple All-Star games.
A 2000 graduate of Northwood University with a bachelor's in business management with a minor in marketing management, Jones scored 1,324 points in his career with the Timberwolves, which ranks 16th in their record book. He is Northwood's all-time leader with 256 career steals, including the single-season record with 74 in 1999-2000. He also ranks third in career assists, having led the team in season assists three times while also averaging a team-best 16.3 points per game his senior season.

Den Bosch SPM Shoeters

Location: Den Bosch, Holland

Head Coach 2013-16

Assistant Coach 2010-13

Cleveland Cavaliers - NBA

Location: Cleveland, Ohio

Player Development 2019-21

Canton Charge - G League

Location: Canton, Ohio 

Associate Head Coach 2018-19

Assistant Coach 2016-18

Colorado State University

Location: Fort Collins, Colorado

Assistant Coach 2021-present

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