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Former Pacers assistant Tyler Marsh wins back-to-back WNBA titles with Las Vegas Aces
Marsh has won in the G League, NBA and WNBA (2x).
Another championship for Tyler Marsh.
He departed the Pacers following the 2021-22 season to become an assistant coach on Becky Hammon’s staff with the Las Vegas Aces. And they have since won consecutive WNBA Championships — the latest secured Wednesday night over the New York Liberty.
A year ago, I sat down with him for an extended conversation on the podcast covering his decade-plus in coaching. Locally, he spent time as an assistant for the Mad Ants and later, the Pacers.
Marsh, who also became a father a year ago, has won at every level.
🏆 2013 D League Champs (RGV)
🏆 2019 NBA Champs (Toronto)
🏆 2022 WNBA Champs
🏆 2023 WNBA Champs
And over the summer, I caught up with him while the Aces were in town to play the Indiana Fever. (Click here to read that full conversation.)
As the Aces celebrated inside Barclays Center in Brooklyn, it was special to see one player single out his contributions — both in front of the crowd and nearly a million more watching the ESPN telecast.
It was Indiana native Jackie Young, who’s worked closely with Marsh for the past two seasons. “Ever since he got here, he just put in a lot of work with me,” she said. “We made a few tweaks to my shot and it’s made the biggest difference.”
Marsh replied on Twitter: "Man, you're a (star), Jackie. Backseat to no one!”
And since, several more players have shared their appreciation for him on Twitter.
Alysha Clark: “Yeaaaaaah Ty!”
Sydney Colson: “A winner”
What Marsh said a few months ago still holds true after another WNBA season.
“It’s truly, truly a blessing to be able to work for them, with them,” he told me. “The amount of trust and the relationships that we’ve been able to build on the court and off the court is something that will carry beyond basketball. It’s something that we both value beyond basketball. It’s truly a privilege to get to work in that kind of environment each day.”
He will enjoy this one and should be considered for future head-coaching openings soon.
“When it’s his turn, he’s gonna be fantastic,” Hammon said. “Trust me, he’s one of the good ones.”
Also of note: Former Fever center Natalie Williams, is the Aces’ general manager.