He's made a statement on the court for the Sioux Falls Skyforce as a player, and now Kasib Powell will look to do the same from the sideline. The Skyforce and Miami Heat have announced that Powell will take over the reins as head coach of the Skyforce for the 2021-2022 season. Powell becomes the 21st head coach for the franchise that is set to enter its 32nd season.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (SKYFORCE) – The Miami HEAT announced today that Kasib Powell has been promoted to Head Coach of the Sioux Falls Skyforce. With the promotion, Powell becomes the 21st head coach in Sioux Falls’ 32-season history and is the sixth-straight coach to be hand-selected by the HEAT following the single affiliation partnership established in 2013. An introductory press conference for Coach Powell will be announced at a later date.
A familiar face will lead the Miami Heat’s G League affiliate this season. The Sioux Falls Skyforce announced that Kasib Powell has been promoted from assistant coach to head coach of the team. While the Skyforce skipped last season amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Powell spent the previous four seasons as a Sioux Falls assistant coach.