Casey’s first NBA head coaching job came with the Minnesota Timberwolves where he served from 2005-07. Casey began his NBA coaching career in 1994 as an assistant with the Seattle Supersonics. Prior to joining the Sonics, Casey spent five years as a head coach in Japan.
Casey began his coaching career at Kentucky in 1979 – where he also played collegiately – as a graduate assistant under Joe B. Hall.
A native of Morganfield, Kentucky, Casey earned a degree in business administration from Kentucky in 1979. He and his wife, Brenda, have a daughter, Justine, and son, Zachary.