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Snyder also impressed with his promises and plans for addressing the team’s defensive woes.
"We’d like to have a defensive identity," he said. "That’s an area we’d like to take a stand. It involves habits, focus."
Snyder’s coaching career
1992-93 » Los Angeles Clippers, assistant
1993-99 » Duke, assistant
1999-2006 » Missouri, head coach
2007-10 » Austin Toros, head coach
2010-11 » Philadelphia 76ers, player development
2011-12 » Los Angeles Lakers, assistant
2012-13 » CSKA Moscow, assistant
2013-14 » Atlanta Hawks, assistant
For Jazz CEO Greg Miller, the hire is perhaps the biggest decision he’s made since taking over duties after his father’s death.
"Really, the goal that I have, the goal our family has … is to see this team become a championship contender again and of course win a ring," he said. "When I’m driving on the road and having the opportunity to just think through things and sort out issues in my life, one of the things that is so appealing to me is to win a ring for my dad posthumously. … Anything we can do to take a step closer to that is something I’m committed to. I think we took a big step in that direction when we hired Quin."
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