Bucks general manager John Hammond made it official Tuesday.
Skiles was a hard-nosed, defensive-minded coach but he sometimes had difficulty meshing with a roster built around volume shooters Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis. He and Hammond both said his departure was a mutual decision.
Skiles had a 162-182 record in five seasons with Milwaukee, with one playoff appearance. He is 443-433 as an NBA head coach over 12-plus seasons.