Grant Gibbs enters his second season as head coach of the Oklahoma City Blue after being named to the position on August 2, 2019. He led the Blue to a 20-22 record, before the season was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Gibbs spent two seasons as an assistant coach for the Blue. In his time on the bench, the team went 62-38 (.620) and advanced to the playoffs in both years.
Gibbs replaced Mark Daigneault as head coach of the Blue, who was elevated to the Thunder bench for the 2019-20 season before eventually being named head coach of the Thunder in November 2020.
Gibbs began his coaching career with the Blue after a three-year international playing career. He played in the Netherlands and Germany after graduating from Creighton with a degree in journalism.
The Iowa native began his collegiate career at Gonzaga then transferred to Creighton after two seasons with the Bulldogs. He played in 100 games and averaged 7.6 points, 5.0 assists and 4.0 rebounds as the Bluejays appeared in the NCAA tournament in each of his seasons with the team.
ASSISTANT COACHING STAFF
Daniel Brady enters his second season as an assistant coach for the Oklahoma City Blue.
He joined the Oklahoma City organization in the 2018-19 season as a player development coach. He previously worked in video/player development with the Atlanta Hawks for three seasons, as well as stints with the Houston Rockets and Portland Trail Blazers. He graduated from University of Missouri–Kansas City with a degree in Business Management.
Burgess comes to the Blue after spending the 2019-20 season as a performance analyst for the Thunder. Prior to joining the organization, the Midlothian, Va. native enjoyed a six-year professional basketball career overseas after graduating from VCU with a degree in sociology in 2012. While at VCU, he started in 146 games, earning a 108-38 (.740) record, a 2011 Final Four appearance and is one of five players to have his jersey retired.
Eric Maynor is in his second season as an assistant coach for the Blue, after returning to Oklahoma City to begin his coaching career in the 2019-20 season.
Maynor enjoyed a nine-year playing career, including three with the Thunder. The North Carolina native averaged 4.3 points, 2.8 assists and 1.3 rebounds in 267 career games. He is the third former Thunder player (Royal Ivey, Mike Wilks) to begin his coaching career in the organization.
A graduate of VCU with a degree in Sports Management, Maynor was a two-time CAA Player of the Year and has his No. 3 jersey retired by the school, one of just five players to have his number retired.
Caliph Mohammed enters his second season as an assistant coach.
He joins the team after running his own player development business, working with NBA, international and collegiate players. He graduated from Grand Canyon University with a Bachelor of Science in physical/secondary education.