Assistant Coach, Boston Celtics
Armond Hill begins his third season as an Assistant Coach for the Boston Celtics. He was named to the Celtics coaching staff on July 1, 2004.
Hill, a native of Brooklyn, N.Y. brings over 18 years of experience as either a head or assistant coach at the high school and collegiate level, was most recently an assistant coach with the Atlanta Hawks during the 2003-04 season. Prior to joining the Hawks staff, Hill spent eight years as head coach at Columbia University, where his 2001-02 team led the nation in scoring defense, holding opponents to 57.0 points per game.
Hill’s coaching career began as an assistant coach at the Lawrenceville School, in Lawrenceville, NJ in 1985. He became the head coach three years later. Hill won two Coach of the Year Awards and in 1990, led Lawrenceville to the New Jersey State Prep School Championship. He returned to his alma mater in 1991 as an assistant coach, helping guide Princeton to a 71-35 record over four seasons, winning the Ivy League title and going to the NCAA Tournament in 1992.
After being named Ivy League Player of the Year in 1976, Hill was drafted ninth overall by the Atlanta Hawks in the 1976 NBA Draft. He played eight seasons in the NBA, six with the Hawks, averaging 6.9 points and 4.4 assists per game.
He returned to Princeton after his playing career to complete his baccalaureate degree, earning a B.A. in psychology in 1985.