Stan Gouard

Stan Gouard (born October 14, 1970)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles
Current conference: Ohio Valley Conference (OVC)
Indianapolis record: 228-117 (.661)
Southern Indiana record^: 54-54 (.500)
Overall record^: 282-171 (.623)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • CBI Appearances:  1  (2023)
  • Ohio Valley Regular Season Champion:  0
  • GLVC (Div II) Regular Season Champion: (2014, 2021)
  • Ohio Valley Tournament Champion:  0
  • GLVC (Div II) Tournament Champion:  0
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances:  8  (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2020, 2021)


  • GLVC (Div II) Coach of the Year:  1  (2014)
  • NABC (Div II) Player of the Year:  2  (1995, 1996)

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2020-present Southern Indiana
2008-2020 Indianapolis
2005-2008 Indiana State (asst)
2002-2005 Indianapolis (asst)
2001-2002 Southern Indiana (asst)

Stan Gouard Facts

  • Stanley Gouard
  • Born October 14, 1970
  • Hometown: Danville, Illinois
  • Alma Mater: University of Southern Indiana (BA, 1999)
  • Graduated from Danville HS (IL) but did not immediately play college basketball after graduation
  • Spent one season at John A. Logan College (IL), where he was a NJCAA All-American, before transferring to D-II Southern Indiana where he played three seasons under head coach Bruce Pearl
    • Gouard was a star at USI, twice named NABC D-II POY and twice a D-II All-American, he was also First-Team All-GLVC three times
    • Was a key member of the 1994-95 Screaming Eagles team that won the NCAA D-II National Championship
  • Played professionally for several years, spending time in Sweden, Colombia and Mexico, plus one season in the IBA (USA)
  • Started his coaching career at alma mater Southern Indiana, spending the 2001-02 season as an assistant under Rick Herdes
  • Next was a three-year stint at Indianapolis as an assistant on Todd Sturgeon’s staff; was part of three D-II NCAA Tournaments
  • Moved to the Division I level in 2005, spending two seasons on Royce Waltman‘s staff plus one more working under Kevin McKenna
  • Returned to Indianapolis in 2008 and served as the Greyhounds’ head coach for the next twelve seasons
    • Went 228-117 overall, reaching the D-II NCAA Tournament seven times and winning 20+ games on six occasions
    • The Greyhounds won a share of the GLVC East title in 2014 and Gouard was named GLVC Coach of the Year
  • Left UIndy in April 2020 to become the head coach of the Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles
    • Led USI to a share of the GLVC title and a D-II NCAA Tournament berth in his first season at the helm
    • Gouard was head coach when the program decided to make the move to Division I in 2022 (joining the Ohio Valley)
    • In the Eagles first season in D-I, they finished 16-17 (9-9) and made an appearance in the 2023 CBI

Stan Gouard Coaching Tree


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at both the NCAA Division I and Division II levels; Southern Indiana moved up to Division I prior to the 2022-23 season