VP of Membership & Player Programming

Kenny Gattison

NAME: Kenny Gattison


HOMETOWN: Wilmington, NC

PAST EXPERIENCE: Enjoyed a 10 year career as a player for the Phoenix Suns, Charlotte, Hornets, and Vancouver Grizzlies.During this time, served NBPA as a team Player Representative and Executive Committee member. Following my playing career, served for 15 years as an assistant coach at NBA and Collegiate levels.Graduated from Old Dominion University.

PROUDEST PROFESSIONAL MOMENT: Head Coach - 2009 Team USA Summer Squad. University of Georgia, Terry Business College - Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.

FAVORITE PRO BASKETBALL TEAM: Everyone that gave me a paycheck.

FAVORITE BASKETBALL MEMORY: Playing in the first NBA Pre-Season game vs. Lakers 1986.

HOBBIES: NASCAR, NFL, grilling out with the family.

FAMILY: Harriet (wife), Kyle, Natasha, Bryce, and Grant (children).

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE: "Never compromise your character, integrity or faith: Stand for something or you'll fall for anything!