Chattin Hill is presently the Head Strength Coach for the Memphis Grizzlies. Before taking over the Grizzlies, Coach Hill was the Chinese National Basketball Team’s Strength & Conditioning Coach. Hill was also the Head Strength Coach for the NBA Atlanta Hawks, working with such NBA stars as Mike Bibby, Josh Smith, and Joe Johnson, to name a few.
He came to Atlanta from Seattle, where he served as the Assistant Strength Coach for the Seattle Sonics for one year, and Head Strength Coach for the Seattle Storm (WNBA) for two seasons.
Hill also has collegiate experience, having worked in a similar capacity at the University of Washington, where he focused his efforts primarily on the men’s and women’s basketball teams, while also working with the school’s track and field teams.
He is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Additionally, he is a Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).
Coach Hill is also on the Advisory Board for the Think Big Foundation, a Seattle-based organization that offers after school programs and residencies in athletics, arts, and academics to underserved youth.
The Seattle native graduated from Central Washington University with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. He enjoys music and outdoor pursuits in his spare time. Hill attended Newport High School in Bellevue, WA. He and his wife, Tikiya Hill, live in Atlanta.