Stan Van Gundy

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Birthday
26, 1959
Birthplace
Indio, CA
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
26, 1959 (age 60)
Birthplace
Indio, CA

About

Longtime NBA coach who helped lead the Orlando Magic to the 2010 NBA Finals. His first NBA head coaching stint was with the Miami Heat from 2003 to 2005. He then coached the Magic from 2007 to 2012. In 2014, he was named head coach and president of basketball operations for the Detroit Pistons.

Before Fame

He got his first head coaching gig at Castleton State College in 1983.

Trivia

He was offered the Indiana Pacers head coaching job in 2007 but turned it down in favor of the Orlando Magic's open position.

Family Life

His younger brother Jeff Van Gundy coached the New York Knicks and Houston Rockets and gained further notoriety as an ESPN color commentator.

Associated With

He coached All-Star center Dwight Howard during his time with the Magic.