Timberwolves Coaching Staff


Head coach Sam Mitchell of the Minnesota Timberwolves talks with Ricky Rubio #9 of the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Tom Thibodeau

Pres. Basketball Operations, Head Coach

Tom Thibodeau was named the President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach of the Timberwolves on April 20, 2016, becoming the 12th head coach in franchise history. This is Thibodeau’s second stint with the Timberwolves, originally beginning his NBA career in Minnesota as an assistant under Bill Musselman from 1989-91. FULL BIO


Assistant coach Ryan Saunders of the Minnesota Timberwolves sits on the sideline during a game against the Toronto Raptors on April 1, 2015 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Ryan Saunders

Assistant Coach

Ryan Saunders is entering his second season as an assistant coach with the Timberwolves. Saunders brings a strong reputation for player development to this role, including having worked with two-time All-Star John Wall in Washington. FULL BIO