The Connecticut Sun announced the return of Awvee Storey to the bench in 2020 in an expanded role as Player Development Coach.
— Curt Miller (@CurtMillerWBB) January 3, 2020
This is Storey's second season with the Sun. In 2019 he served as the Video Coordinator for the the Sun as they finished with an overall record of 23-11 after advancing to the WNBA Finals for the first time since 2012. Prior to his arrival in Connecticut, Storey was an assistant coach with NBA G League's Capital City Go-Go in 2018 and was an assistant coach for the Chicago Sky in 2017.
"Awvee made an immediate and big impact during his first season with the Sun," said Connecticut head coach Curt Miller. "So it is exciting for our entire organization to announce his return for the 2020 season. Awvee will spear head our expanded player development role helping the growth of our players on and off the court. He will continue to have video and scouting responsibilities while working alongside assistant coaches Brandi Poole and Chris Koclanes."
Prior to his coaching career, Storey had an extensive and impressive playing career. He was a member of the NBA' from 2004-2008 spending time with the New Jersey Nets, Washington Wizards, Milwaukee Bucks and spent time within the NBA Developmental League. He holds extensive international playing experience in New Zealand, China, Germany, South Korea and Venezuela . His playing career has prepared him to serve as one of the best player development coaches in the league right now.