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The Hawks announced several changes to the team’s basketball operations staff on Thursday, including the addition of Chelsea Lane as executive director of athletic performance.

As previously reported, Lane joins the Hawks from the Warriors. The team also added Michael Irr as head strength and conditioning coach, John Dusel as assistant athletic trainer/strength and conditioning and Ty Terrell as assistant strength and conditioning coach.

Like Lane, Irr and Dusel were most recently with the Warriors.

Other additions include Dwight Lutz and directory of basketball strategy and analytics, Dipesh Mistry as head video coordinator, Nick Ressler as coordinator of basketball operations and Victor Williams as security consultant. Larry Riley, former general manager of the Warriors, has been named senior advisor.

The team also announced several promotions with Rod Higgins being named vice president of basketball operations, Daniel Starkman named manager of basketball operations and Therian Williams named assistant video coordinator.


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