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Jeff Hornacek
Jeff Hornacek
Position Head coach
Team New York Knicks
League NBA
Personal information
Born May 3, 1963 (1963-05-03) (age 56)
Elmhurst, Illinois
Nationality U.S. Flag United States
Physical stats
Listed height 6 ft 4 (1.93 m)
Listed weight 190 lbs (86 kg)
Coaching career
Best record 42–40 (2015-16 NBA season)
Titles none
Coaching career 2013–present
Playing career
High school Lyons Township
(La Grange, Illinois)
College Iowa State
NBA Draft 1986 / Round: 2 / Pick: 46th
Selected by the Phoenix Suns
Playing career 1986–2000 (14 years)
Position Guard
Career history
  • As player
1986–1992 Phoenix Suns
1992–1994 Philadelphia 76ers
1994–2000 Utah Jazz
  • As coach:
20132016 Phoenix Suns
20162018 New York Knicks
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA All-Star (1992)
  • 2× NBA Three-Point Shootout champion (1998, 2000)
  • No. 14 retired by the Utah Jazz
  • First-team All-Big Eight (1986)
  • No. 14 retired by Iowa State


Jeffrey John Hornacek (born May 3, 1963) is an American basketball coach and former player. He formerly served as the head coach of the New York Knicks from 2016–2018. Hornacek also served as head coach of the Phoenix Suns from 2013–2016, after two and half seasons of Hornacek was fired.

Head Coach

Phoenix Suns (2013–2016)

On January 29, 2016, Suns have been defeat by Knicks. On February 1, he has been fired, and Earl Watson replaced him.

New York Knicks (2016–2018)

Replaced for Derek Fisher (2015–2016)

On June 2, 2016, Hornacek was named as the new head coach for the New York Knicks.

On April 12, 2018, the Knicks fired Hornacek after a 29–53 season.


New York Knicks 2015–16 season roster
1 Shved • 2 Galloway • 3 Calderon • 4 Afflalo • 6 Porzingis • 7 Anthony • 8 Lopez • 9 O'Quinn • 11 Early • 13 Grant • 17 Amundson • 42 Thomas • 43 Antetokounmpo • 67 Williams
Players who left during the season
N/A
Head coach: Jeff Hornacek
Regular SeasonPlayoffsFinals
New York Knicks current roster
2 Kornet • 3 Hardaway • 4 Hicks • 5 Lee • 6 Porzingis • 9 O'Quinn • 11 Ntilikina • 13 Noah • 21 Dotson • 30 Beasley • 31 Baker • 32 Mayo • 42 Thomas • 55 Jack • 00 Kanter
Head coach: Jeff Hornacek
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