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Orlando Magic add Jay Hernandez as assistant coach for player development

The former New Hampshire and Hofstra player joins Luke Stuckey and Laron Profit as Orlando's player development coaches.

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

The Orlando Magic on Tuesday announced they've made an addition to their coaching staff.

Jay Hernandez, who played collegiately at New Hampshire and Hofstra, will join the team as an assistant coach for player development. In a statement the Magic released, coach Jacque Vaughn offered praise for the new hire.

"We are extremely excited to add Jay and his family to the Orlando Magic. Jay will bring a tireless work ethic and dedication to development to our coaching staff."

Hernandez joins Luke Stuckey and former NBA player Laron Profit as the Magic's player-development coaches.

In addition to playing NCAA ball, Hernandez also played professionally in Puerto Rico. In 2004, he established a training service called Pro Hoops, Inc. in New York City.

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