Stan Van Gundy Biography
Birthday: August 26, 1959 (Virgo)
Born In: Indio, California, United States
Stan Van Gundy is a renowned American basketball coach, who has served as the head coach for Detroit Pistons, Miami Heat, and Orlando Magic. Beginning his career as an assistant coach, he went on to become a very successful coach in NBA history. He took Miami Heat to the ‘Eastern Conference finals. He achieved even more success with the Orlando Magic team when he took them to the NBA Finals. His final stint in NBA with the Detroit Pistons was less successful. The team ended up missing the playoffs and a first-round loss. Additionally, Stan Van Gundy is considered to be one of the best college basketball coaches of all time. This is largely due to his success with teams like the Castleton Spartans, UMass Lowell River Hawks, and the Wisconsin Badgers. Apart from coaching, Gundy has also appeared on TV. He has been an NBA analyst on shows like ‘SportsCenter’, ‘The Stephen A. Smith Show’, and ‘NBA on ESPN’, etc. He was a co-host of the ‘The Dan Le Batard Show’ and was featured in the documentary ‘60 Minutes Sports’.