Maz Trakh

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Maz Trakh
Washington Wizards
Position Assistant coach
League NBA
Personal information
Born 1960 (age 57–58)
Nationality American / Jordanian
Career information
College Southern Utah
Career history
As coach:
?–? Long Beach State (assistant)
?–1994 Riverside CC (assistant)
1994–? UC Irvine (assistant)
2000–2001 Cabrillo College
2002–2004 Yakima Sun Kings (assistant)
2004 Yakima Sun Kings
2004 Changwon LG Sakers (assistant)
2004–2006 Fastlink
2006–2007 Blue Stars
20102013 Oklahoma City Thunder (assistant)
20132014 Detroit Pistons (assistant)
2014–2015 Al-Muharraq
20152016 Golden State Warriors (scout)
2016–present Washington Wizards (assistant)
Career highlights and awards

As head coach:

As assistant coach:

Mazen "Maz" Trakh (born 1960) is a Jordanian-American basketball coach, currently working as an assistant coach for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Coaching career

Trakh helped lead Jordanian club Fastlink to the 2006 FIBA Asia Club Championship. His team became the first Jordanian team to ever win the championship.

During Trakh's coaching career which has spanned more than two decades, he has coached professionally in the Continental Basketball Association (CBA), American Basketball Association (ABA) and oversees (South Korea, Jordan, Lebanon, Bahrain).[1]


Trakh began working with the Oklahoma City Thunder prior to the 2010–11 season, serving as the assistant coach focusing on player development for three seasons.[2]

Trakh was an assistant coach for the Detroit Pistons during the 2013–14 season under coach Maurice Cheeks.[3]

Trakh served as the west coast advance scout for the Golden State Warriors during the 2015–16 season.

At the beginning of the 2016–17 season, the Washington Wizards added Trakh to their coaching staff as assistant coach.[4]

Personal life

Trakh's older brother Mark is also a basketball coach.[5]

Coaching achievements

See also


  1. ^ Maz Trakh, NBA Profile
  2. ^ "OKC Thunder adds Maz Trakh to coaching staff | News OK". Retrieved 2016-11-01. 
  3. ^ "Detroit Pistons Finalize Coaching Staff « CBS Detroit". Retrieved 2016-11-01. 
  4. ^ "Wizards announce Tony Brown, Sidney Lowe, Chad Iske, Mike Terpstra and Maz Trakh as assistant coaches :InsideHoops via". Retrieved 2016-11-01. 
  5. ^ Groves, Jason. "Trakh adds offense to Aggies in second year". Las Cruces Sun-News. Archived from the original on June 25, 2012. 

External links

  • Coach information at
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