Courtney Witte, Director of Player Personnel
Courtney Witte (pronounced Witty) is in his 14th season with the 76ers basketball operations department and his 25th overall in the NBA. After serving as the Sixers director of scouting for two seasons (2001-03), Witte was promoted to his current position, director of player personnel, in September 2003.
As director of player personnel, Witte is involved in all aspects of the teams basketball operations along with draft-night preparation and coordinates the 76ers professional scouting and collegiate player evaluation process.
Witte joined the Sixers prior to the 1998-99 season as a video coordinator and scout after spending 11 seasons with the Indiana Pacers most recently as their advance scout. Witte oversaw the reconstruction of the 76ers state-of-the-art video room that features both nonlinear computerized and linear video-editing systems. He served as an assistant coach/director of scouting for the Sixers, after a two-year stint as an assistant coach/head scout.
Witte played collegiate basketball at Indiana University (1984-86) under Coach Bob Knight, having the distinction of being his first junior college recruit. During his two seasons at Indiana, the Hoosiers made two NCAA tournament appearances, highlighted by a victory over the top-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels in the Final Eight.
Witte is single and resides in suburban Philadelphia.