Stanley A. 'Stan' Van Gundy (born August 26, 1959) is a professional basketball coach, most recently serving as the head coach of the National Basketball Association's Orlando Magic from 2007 to 2012. 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. He is the brother of former New York Knicks and Houston Rockets coach Jeff Van Gundy. Van Gundy was a star guard at Alhambra High School. He played basketball for his father, Bill, at SUNY-Brockport, a Division III school, until he graduated in 1981 with a B.A. in English and a B.S. in Physical Education. Van Gundy began his coaching career as an assistant coach at the University of Vermont, 198183, and was head coach at Castleton State College (VT) for three seasons.
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