March 4, 1970 |
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1999–2002||Northern Colorado (DL/LB)|
|2003–2005||Northern Colorado (DC)|
|Head coaching record|
|Tournaments||3–3 (NAIA playoffs)
1–2 (NCAA D-II playoffs)
|Accomplishments and honors|
|1 HAAC (2008)
1 GPAC (2010)
1 NSIC (2016)
Jed Lance Stugart (born March 4, 1970) is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the head football coach at Lindenwood University, a position he assumed after the 2016 season. Prior to that, he spent seven seasons as the head football coach at the University of Sioux Falls (2010–2016) and three years in the same position at MidAmerica Nazarene University (2006–2008).
A native of Greeley, Colorado, Stugart played college football as a linebacker at Azusa Pacific University. During the 1990s he pursued a country music career in Nashville, Tennessee. Performing as Jed Lance he opened for Lonestar, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and Tim McGraw. Stugart returned to Greeley in the late 1990s and volunteered as a high school football coach. Joe Glenn, then head football coach at the University of Northern Colorado, hired Stugart to join his staff as a volunteer. Stugart later became a graduate assistant at Northern Colorado before being promoted to defensive coordinator in 2003.
Head coaching record
|MidAmerica Nazarene Pioneers (Heart of America Athletic Conference) (2006–2008)|
|2007||MidAmerica Nazarene||9–3||8–2||T–2nd||L NAIA First Round|
|2008||MidAmerica Nazarene||10–1||10–0||1st||L NAIA First Round|
|Sioux Falls Cougars (Great Plains Athletic Conference) (2010)|
|2010||Sioux Falls||13–1||10–0||1st||L NAIA Championship|
|Sioux Falls Cougars (NCAA Division II independent) (2011)|
|Sioux Falls Cougars (Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) (2012–2016)|
|2012||Sioux Falls||9–2||9–2 / 5–2||T–2nd / 3rd (South)|
|2013||Sioux Falls||6–5||6–5 / 4–3||T–5th / T–3rd (South)|
|2014||Sioux Falls||11–1||10–1 / 6–1||3rd / 2nd (South)||W Mineral Water|
|2015||Sioux Falls||9–3||9–2 / 5–2||T–2nd / 3rd (South)||L NCAA Division II First Round|
|2016||Sioux Falls||12–1||11–0 / 7–0||1st / 1st (South)||L NCAA Division II Second Round|
|Lindenwood Lions (Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association) (2017–present)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
- "Lindenwood University - Lindenwood Names Jed Stugart Head Football Coach". Lindenwoodlions.com. December 5, 2016. Retrieved December 5, 2016.
- Zimmer, Matt (July 16, 2015). "USF coach was almost country music star". Argus Leader. Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Retrieved November 27, 2015.