Norm de Silva named Head Coach of the Kumamoto Volters
July 10, 2013 – The Kumamoto Volters of the Japanese NBL today named American Norm de Silva as the head coach for the 2013-14 season. The Babson College graduate and Dartmouth, MA native has player development experience with the famed Attack Athletics of Chicago, and coaching experience in the NBA D-League with the Iowa Energy. Last season, de Silva was the head coach of the Foshan Dralions in the Chinese Basketball Association. de Silva will be joined by Assistant Coach Shinji Tomiyama, who joins the club after coaching for the Chiba Jets of the Japanese bj-League.