March 29, 2007

Silver Stars Name Olaf Lange Coordinator Of Video Services And Player Development

SAN ANTONIO, TX -- The San Antonio Silver Stars named Olaf Lange assistant coordinator of video services and player development, announced General Manager and Head Coach Dan Hughes.

Lange, the husband of Silver Stars assistant coach Sandy Brondello, joins the Silver Stars after spending two seasons at Liberty University where he was the associate head coach for the Flames.

�We feel extremely fortunate to add Olaf to our staff,� said Hughes. �His basketball expertise and international experience will be a real addition for our players and staff.�

A native of Berlin, Germany, Lange spent 10 years coaching men�s and women�s teams in Europe, leading Ros Casares Valencia (Spain) to the 2004 Supercup championship and the Mitteldeutscher Basketball Club to the men�s 2003 FIBA Europe Cup title.

Lange also served as head coach for the German national women�s basketball team from 2001-03 and was an assistant coach for the men�s national team in 2003. Prior to his coaching career, Lange studied sport science at Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin from 1991-95.