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Stan Van Gundy
Stan Van Gundy.jpg
Van Gundy in 2015.
Position: Head coach
League: NBA
Personal information
Full name: Stanley Alan Van Gundy
Born: August 26, 1959 (1959-08-26) (age 62)
Indio, California
Nationality: Flag of the United States.png American
Physical stats
Listed height: 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Listed weight: 270 lbs (122 kg)
Coaching career
Best record: 59–23 (2004–05, 2008–09, and 2009–10)
Titles: 0
Coaching career: 1981–present (40 years)
Playing career
High school: Alhambra
(Martinez, California)
College: Brockport (1977–1981)
Career history
As coach:
1981–1983 Vermont (assistant)
1983–1986 Castleton
1986–1987 Canisius (assistant)
1987–1988 Fordham (assistant)
1988–1992 UMass Lowell
1992–1994 Wisconsin (assistant)
1994–1995 Wisconsin
19952003 Miami Heat (assistant)
20032005 Miami Heat
20072012 Orlando Magic
20142018 Detroit Pistons
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.

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