Ray Allen
Ray Allen is headed back to Miami, but this time as a coach. The 46-year-old will be taking the head coaching position at Gulliver Prep. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Ray Allen is Back in Miami, This Time as a Coach

Ray Allen is headed back to South Beach, but this time, he is a coach. Allen is taking the head coaching position at Gulliver Prep, a private school in Miami. He will also be the Director of Boys and Girls Basketball for the co-ed prep school.

In a tweet, the school said:

“Coach Allen brings unparalleled expertise to the helm of our basketball programs.”

VIA Gulliver Preparatory School/@GulliverPrep_

Allen played 19 seasons in the NBA, spending his last two in Miami. With the Heat, Allen won the 2013 NBA title on a team with LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. The 46-year-old is a 10-time All-Star, two-time NBA champ having also won a title with the Boston Celtics in 2008, and is first all-time in three point field goals made – although the Warriors’ Stephen Curry could soon eclipse that mark.

Gulliver Prep’s hiring of Allen certainly came as a shock to the basketball world, as he has no head coaching experience. According to Local 10, a Miami-based news network, the former UConn Huskie was an assistant for the middle school program and is a parent at Gulliver.

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