Van Gundy in 2015.
|Full name:||Stanley Alan Van Gundy|
|Born:||August 26, 1959|
|Listed height:||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Listed weight:||270 lbs (122 kg)|
|Best record:||59–23 (2004–05, 2008–09, and 2009–10)|
|Coaching career:||1981–present (40 years)|
|1995–2003||Miami Heat (assistant)|
|2020–2021||New Orleans Pelicans|
|Career highlights and awards|
Stanley Alan Van Gundy (born August 26, 1959) is an American basketball coach and former NBA analyst who most recently served as head coach for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
From 2003 to 2005, he was the head coach of the Miami Heat, but resigned in 2005 mid-season, turning the job over to Pat Riley. Van Gundy then coached the Orlando Magic for five seasons from 2007 to 2012, leading them to the 2009 NBA Finals, but lost to the Los Angeles Lakers in five games. He then served as the head coach and president of basketball operations for the Detroit Pistons from 2014 to 2018, and then became the head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans for the 2020–21 NBA season. He is the older brother of former New York Knicks and Houston Rockets coach Jeff Van Gundy.