Jazz coach Snyder resigns after eight seasons

by Gordon Dixon - Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder has resigned after eight seasons with the franchise, the team announced Sunday.

Jazz coach Snyder resigns after eight seasons

Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder resigns after eight seasons 5:50 PM ET ESPN Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder has resigned after eight seasons with the franchise, the team announced Sunday. Snyder had a 372-264 record in his eight seasons with the Jazz, matching the Golden State Warriors ' Steve Kerr for the third-longest tenure with a team among active head coaches, trailing only the San Antonio Spurs ' Gregg Popovich and Miami Heat 's Erik Spoelstra. After inheriting a franchise coming off a 25-57 season, Snyder played a prominent role in Utah becoming a perennial playoff team. The Jazz have the Western Conference's longest active postseason streak at six years, but Utah has not advanced past the conference semifinals in this era. Utah has undergone major changes at all levels of the organization during Snyder's time in Utah, particularly in the past two years, including Ryan Smith's purchase of the franchise from the Miller family and the transitioning from Dennis Lindsey to Danny Ainge as the lead basketball executive. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski contributed to this report.