Jamahl Mosley is in his fifth season as an assistant coach with Dallas. Before the 2018-19 season, Mosley became the club’s defensive coordinator, in charge of planning the defense’s strategy for every game. For the past three summers, he was also the head coach on the Mavericks Summer League team that competed in Las Vegas, and in 2017 he led the club to a tournament semifinals appearance. Mosley also served as an assistant coach at the USA Basketball minicamp in the summer of 2018, where he assisted Team USA head coach Gregg Popovich.
Prior to joining the Mavericks, Mosley spent four seasons as an assistant coach for the Cleveland Cavaliers from 2010-14. Before joining the Cavaliers in July 2010, Mosley spent five seasons with the Nuggets, the last three seasons as an assistant coach/player development. In that role, he assisted with developing the skills and fundamentals of Nuggets players. In his three seasons as an assistant coach, the Nuggets reached the playoffs each year, winning 50 games or more and reaching the playoffs each season, including winning the Northwest division twice and making a trip to the Western Conference Finals in 2009. Before joining the Denver bench, he spent two seasons with the Nuggets working in player development and advance scouting.
Mosley was a four-year letterman at the University of Colorado from 1997 to 2001, where he is one of 27 players in school history to score over 1,000 career points. Following his collegiate career, he played four seasons of professional basketball overseas: two years in Australia for the Victoria Titans, one year in Spain with Baloncesto Leon and one year in Korea.
A native of Milwaukee, Wis., Mosley has participated in Basketball Without Borders in Africa on two occasions.