Kip Motta

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Kip Motta was an assistant coach with the Dallas Mavericks during the 1994-1995 and 1995-1996 seasons.

He earned his bachelors degree in 1982 from West Montana College and his masters degree a year later from the University of Cincinnati. He began his coaching career as a graduate assistant with Cincinnati while working on his degree.

He served one season as a high school head coach before spending three years as an assistant at Trinity Valley Junior College. In 1987 he was hired by Washington State University to be an assistant coach and spent three seasons there.

His first professional opportunity came in 1990 when he joined the staff of the NBA's Seattle Super Sonics. After two seasons he left Seattle for Portland where he spent an additional two years.

His father, Dick Motta returned to Dallas as head coach in 1994 and brought Kip along with him where he served with Brad Davis as his father's assistants.

When the elder Motta moved to Denver to coach the Nuggets in 1996, Kip went with him and spent his final season in the NBA with Denver.

Today, Motta is the principle and coach of North Rich Elementary and Rich Middle School in Randolph, Utah.