Nets announce coaching staff

The Nets officially announced Lionel Hollins’ coaching staff.

Former head coach Paul Westphal, Tony Brown, Joe Wolf and Jay Humphries are joining John Welch and Jim Sann on the Nets coaching staff.

Westphal is the most experienced coach on staff with over 20 years of experience which includes head coaching stints with Phoenix, Seattle and Sacramento. Westphal is 318-279 (.532) overall as a head coach.

Brown was an assistant coach under Dallas’ Rick Carlisle for the previous three seasons. He’s also been an assistant with the Clippers, Bucks, Celtics, Raptors, Pistons and Blazers.

Wolf spent five seasons as an assistant under Scott Skiles in Milwaukee from 2008-’13. Humphries joins the Nets’ staff after spending 13 years as a coach in the NBA, NBA D-League and overseas.

Welch and Sann are the two holdovers from last season under Jason Kidd. Welch returns after serving as Kidd’s lead assistant last season following the demotion of Lawrence Frank.

Sann will serve as an assistant coach/advance scout.