(Alameda, California, USA), former NBA GM, NBA scout, NBA coach and NBA front office executive is one of the most well known executives in the game. Ed joined the Golden State Warriors in 1986 as assistant coach under George Karl. He eventually took over as Head Coach in final 18 games of the 1997-1998 season. He continued with the Warriors as the Director of Scouting for 10 years (1988-1989). He has been called a super scout with an unbelievable eye for talent and feel for the game. In those years with the Warriors, he was responsible for the drafting of Mitch Richmond, Tim Hardaway, Tyrone Hill, Latrell Sprewell and Chris Webber. Prior to his years with the Warriors, Ed spent three years as a scout for the Portland Trailblazers and three years with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He was responsible for one of the best drafts in NBA history in 1986 when he ran Cleveland's draft of Brad Daugherty, Ron Harper, Mark Price, and Johnny Newman. Ed has circled the globe seeing over 100 games a year, scouting colleges, CBA and foreign stars. Ed served as head coach at University of Las Vegas from 1963-1965 where he posted a 40-15 record (.727) record. He was the head coach at California State University of Fresno for 12 years where his record was 172-143. His 1965-1966 team went to the College Division NCAA finals.