David Stant

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David Stant
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Keio
Conference Kantoh Collegiate American Football Association
Playing career
???? Southern Oregon
???? Arizona Western
1987-1989 Hawaii
Position(s) Linebacker, Defensive lineman
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1990-1992 Obic (DC/OC)
1993-1999 Obic
2003-2006 IBM Big Blue
2007-2012 Kamehameha Schools Kapalāma (HA) HS
2013-present Keio University
Head coaching record
Overall 119-58-2

Playing career[edit]

High School[edit]

Stant graduated from Kahuku High School in 1981.[1]

College[edit]

After high school Stant played for Southern Oregon, until a knee injury ended his career.[2] He would later go on to play linebacker at Arizona Western on scholarship, then at Hawaii.[3]

X-League[edit]

Stant did not enter the NFL Draft, but rather went to Japan to play in the X-League after being scouted by the Recruit Seagulls.[2]

Coaching career[edit]

Obic[edit]

In 1990, the Recruit Seagulls hired Stant to be defensive coordinator. He also took over as offensive coordinator the next season and was promoted to head coach the next season and stayed through 1999. He would then serve as a consultant for the team the next three seasons.

IBM[edit]

In 2003, the IBM Big Blue hired Stant as their new head coach. He would stay with the team until 2006, where he compiled a 9–11–1 record.

Kamehameha Schools Kapālama High School[edit]

In February 2007, Stant was selected to serve as Kamehameha Schools Kapālama High School's new varsity head football coach.[4] He would lead the Warriors to an HHSAA state championship and an ILH championship in 2009. The Warriors would also finish 2nd in the ILD Division II in the following 3 seasons before Stant stepped down as head coach to take the head coaching position at Keio University in Japan.[5]

Keio University[edit]

In 2013, Stant became the head coach of the Keio Unicorns.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

College[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Keio Unicorns (Kanto League) (2013–present)
2013 Keio 9–5 6–4 3rd (Conference B)
2014 Keio 10–5 8–3 3rd (Top 8)
2015 Keio 10-5 8–4 4th (Top 8)
Keio: 29–15 22–11
Total: 0-0
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth

X-League[edit]

Team Year Regular season Post season
Won Lost Ties Win % Finish Won Lost Win % Result
Obic 1993 3 2 0 .600 3rd in East Division
Obic 1994 4 1 0 .800 2nd in East Division
Obic 1995 5 0 0 1.000 1st in East Division 1 1 .500 Lost to Matsushita Denko Impulse in Tokyo Super Bowl IX
Obic 1996 4 1 0 .800 1st in Central Division 4 0 1.000 Tokyo Super Bowl X Champions
50th Rice Bowl Champions
Obic 1997 4 2 0 .667 3rd in Central Division
Obic 1998 4 1 0 .800 2nd in Central Division 4 0 1.000 Tokyo Super Bowl XXII Champions
52nd Rice Bowl Champions
Obic 1999 4 1 0 .800 2nd in Central Division 1 1 .500 Lost to Kajima Deers in Semi-finals match
Obic Total 28 8 0 .778 10 2 .833
IBM 2003 0 5 0 .000 6th in East Division
IBM 2004 1 3 1 .300 4th in East Division
IBM 2005 4 1 0 .800 3rd in Central Division
IBM 2006 4 2 0 .667 3rd in East Division
IBM Total 9 11 1 .452
Total 37 19 1 .658 10 2 .833

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stant named head football coach at Kamehameha". Honolulu Advitiser. Retrieved April 6, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c Miyoshi, Rie. "Surf to Turf". Outdoor Japan. Retrieved April 6, 2016. 
  3. ^ "David Stant". Sports Reference. Retrieved April 6, 2016. 
  4. ^ Kaneshiro, Stacy (February 15, 2007). "Stant named head football coach at Kamehameha". thehonoluluadvertiser.com. Retrieved May 31, 2016. 
  5. ^ Honda, Paul (2013-02-08). "Stant leaves Kamehameha to coach college football in Japan". Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Retrieved 2018-05-08. 

External links[edit]

  • [1] at Keio Unicorns