Bob Beyer

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Bob Beyer
Bob Beyer.jpg
Beyer in 2013 as a Golden State Warriors assistant coach
Oklahoma City Thunder
Position Assistant coach
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1961-12-10) December 10, 1961 (age 56)
LeRoy, New York
Career information
College Alfred (1980–1983)
Coaching career 1983–present
Career history
As coach:
1983–1984 Alfred (asst.)
1985–1989 Albany (asst.)
1989–1993 Siena (asst.)
1993–1994 Wisconsin (asst.)
1994–1997 Siena
1997–2000 Northwestern (asst.)
2001–2003 Texas Tech (asst.)
2003–2004 Toronto Raptors (asst.)
2005–2007 Dayton (asst.)
20072012 Orlando Magic (asst.)
2012–2013 Golden State Warriors (asst.)
2013–2014 Charlotte Bobcats (asst.)
20142018 Detroit Pistons (asst.)
2018–present Oklahoma City Thunder (asst.)

Robert C. Beyer (born December 10, 1961) is an American basketball coach, currently serving as an assistant coach for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Beyer has previously served as head coach at Siena College.

Early life and education[edit]

Beyer was born in LeRoy, New York and graduated from Alfred University in 1984 with a bachelor's degree in history with minors in coaching, writing, and secondary education.[1] At Alfred, Beyer played three seasons on the basketball team before suffering a career-ending injury. Beyer served as assistant coach to the team as a senior in the 1983–84 season.[2] Beyer then earned his master's degree in curriculum planning and development from the University of Albany in 1989.[2]


As a graduate student at Albany, Beyer was an assistant coach for the Albany Great Danes men's basketball team from 1985 to 1989.[1] Beyer then was an assistant coach at Siena College from 1989 to 1993 and the University of Wisconsin from 1993 to 1994. Beyer returned to Siena to be head coach from 1994 to 1997. He returned to the assistant coaching ranks with Northwestern University from 1997 to 2000.[1] Under Bob Knight, Beyer was an assistant coach at Texas Tech from 2001 to 2003. For the 2003–04 season, Beyer was an assistant coach with the Toronto Raptors of the NBA; he was an advance scout the next season.[1]

On July 3, 2007, Beyer was one of four assistants hired to serve under head coach of the NBA's Orlando Magic, Stan Van Gundy,[3] for the 2007–08 season.

The Golden State Warriors of the NBA hired Beyer on September 11, 2012.[4]

On July 1, 2013, Beyer was hired by the Charlotte Bobcats as an assistant coach for the 2013–14 season.[5]

On May 30, 2014, Beyer was one of three assistants hired to serve under new Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy.[6]

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Siena Saints (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) (1994–1997)
1994–95 Siena 8–19 5–9 T–6th
1995–96 Siena 5–22 1–13 8th
1996–97 Siena 9–18 4–10 T–6th
Siena: 22–59 10–32
Total: 22–59