Steve Cleveland

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Steve Cleveland
Sport(s) Basketball
Biographical details
Born (1952-02-04) February 4, 1952 (age 62)
Los Angeles County, California
Playing career
Fresno City College
UC Irvine
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Fresno City College
Fresno State
Head coaching record
Overall 216–189 (.533)
Accomplishments and honors
MWC Tournament Championship (2001)
MWC Regular Season Championship (2001, 2003)
MWC Coach of the Year (2003)

Steven Cornell "Steve" Cleveland (born February 4, 1952) is a former American college basketball coach and the former men's head basketball coach at Fresno State, Brigham Young University, and Fresno City College. During his tenure at Fresno State, Cleveland directed the largest Academic Progress Rate improvement in the nation.[1] While at Brigham Young University from 1997–2005, Cleveland led the Cougars to 3 NCAA tournaments. In 2003, Cleveland was named Mountain West Conference Coach of the Year after compiling a 23-9 record at BYU. In 2011, Cleveland stepped down from coaching to assume an administrative post in the Fresno State Department of Athletics. Cleveland later took a position as an analyst for BYUtv Sports.

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
BYU (Western Athletic Conference) (1997–1999)
1997–98 BYU 9–21 4–10 6th (Mountain)
1998–99 BYU 12–16 6–8 5th (Pacific)
BYU (Mountain West Conference) (1999–2005)
1999–00 BYU 22–11 7–7 6th NIT Quarterfinals
2000–01 BYU 24–9 10–4 T–1st NCAA 1st Round
2001–02 BYU 18–12 7–7 T–4th NIT 2nd Round
2002–03 BYU 23–9 11–3 T–1st NCAA 1st Round
2003–04 BYU 21–9 10–4 2nd NCAA 1st Round
2004–05 BYU 9–21 3–11 T–7th
BYU: 138–108 58–54
Fresno State (Western Athletic Conference) (2005–present)
2005–06 Fresno State 15–13 8–8 6th
2006–07 Fresno State 22–10 10–6 3rd NIT 1st Round
2007–08 Fresno State 13–19 5–11 T–6th
2008–09 Fresno State 13–21 3–13 9th
2009–10 Fresno State 15–18 7–9 5th
Fresno State: 78–81 33–47
Total: 216–189

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion