HEAT Group Directory

The HEAT Group | AmericanAirlines Arena | 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 | (786) 777-1000


Managing General Partner
Chief Executive Officer
Head Coach
President, Business Operations
Executive Vice President/CMO
Executive Vice President/General Manager, AmericanAirlines Arena
Executive Vice President/CFO
Executive Vice President/General Counsel
Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer
Executive Vice President, HEAT Group Enterprises

Vice Presidents

Senior Vice President, Basketball Operations/General Manager
Vice President, Sports Media Relations
Vice President, Marketing Division
Vice President, Operations/Assistant General Manager, AmericanAirlines Arena
Vice President/Assistant General Manager, AmericanAirlines Arena
Vice President, Finance
Vice President, Corporate Partnerships
Vice President, Ticket Operations and Strategic Planning
Vice President, Ticket Sales
Vice President, Season Ticket Services & Retention
Garrick Amos
Vice President, Human Resources
Vice President, Player Personnel
Vice President, Player Programs
Vice President, Retail Business and Development
Vice President, Associate General Counsel
Vice President, Mobile Innovation

Executive Staff

Executive Assistant to the President
Karen Merrill
Executive Assistant, Business Executive Office
Raquel Motola
Executive Assistant, Basketball Operations
Yvette Morrell
Executive Assistant, Arena & STSR
Rocio Vasquez
Executive Assistant, Legal
Susan Greenwood
Executive Assistant to the Coaches
Rich Fernando

HEAT Basketball Coaching & Medical Staff

Director of NBA Scouting/Advance Scout
Assistant Coach/Strength & Conditioning
Assistant Coach/Director of Player Development
Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach/Player Development
Athletic Trainer
Head Equipment Manager
Director of Basketball Information Technology/Scout
Player Development Coach/Director of Minor League Operations
Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach
Assistant Trainer/Director of Rehabilitation
Brandon Gilliam
Assistant Trainer
Wes Brown

Team Physicians

Dr. Harlan Selesnick, Dr. Allan Herskowitz, Dr. Edward Neff, Dr. Steve Tarkan  
Dr. Jim Losito, Dr. Richard Mariani, Dr. Larry Brown  
Dr. Angelo Thrower, Dr. Henry Trattler  
Neuromuscular Therapist

HEAT Basketball Operations

Senior Director of Sports Media Relations
Assistant General Manager/General Manager Sioux Falls Skyforce
Director of College and Pro Scouting
Director Basketball Operations
Dave Beyer
Ed Maull
Rob Reinhart
Director of Team Services
Pro Scout/Community Liaison
Executive Director, Miami HEAT Charitable Fund
Director of Sports Media Relations
Senior Director of Team Security
David Holcombe
Sports Media Relations Manager
Director, Scouting Operations
Eric Amsler

Internet Services

Director of Internet Services
Michael Farmer
Internet Services Manager
Couper Moorhead
Internet Services Mobile Manager
Donnie Schmid
Internet Services Translation Coordinator
Yi Tao
Internet Services Content Coordinator
Joe Beguiristain
Internet Services Mobile Coordinator
Christopher Pendas
Internet Services Coordinator
Jordan Santos
Internet Services Developer
Angel Kurny


Sr. Recruiter, Human Resources
John Cervera