|Date of birth||November 11, 1956|
|Place of birth||Kaludra, Yugoslavia|
|1980–1981||Dallas Tornado (indoor)||16||(24)|
|1981–1987||Baltimore Blast (indoor)||212||(120)|
|1987–1989||Wichita Wings (indoor)||96||(42)|
|1989–1991||Baltimore Blast (indoor)||74||(34)|
|1992–1998||Baltimore Spirit (indoor)||108||(67)|
|1991–1992||Baltimore Blast (assistant)|
|1992–1996||Baltimore Spirit (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
In 1980, he moved to the United States where he signed with the Memphis Rogues of the North American Soccer League. He moved to the Dallas Tornado in the fall of 1980 and played for the Tornado during the 1980-1981 NASL indoor season. He played the 1981 outdoor season with the Tornado, then moved indoors permanently when he signed with the Baltimore Blast of the Major Indoor Soccer League. In August 1987, he signed as a free agent with the Wichita Wings. During his six seasons with the Blast, Stankovic was a five time All Star. On January 20, 1989, the Wings traded Stankovic and Peter Ward to the Blast in exchange for Keder and David Byrne.
After retiring from pro soccer he founded the "Mike Stankovic Pro Soccer Academy". In 2010, Stankovic served as an assistant to Milovan Rajevac on the Ghana national football team at the 2010 FIFA World Cup. After the cup, Rajevac and Stankovic moved to manage the Qatar national football team.
Awards and honors
- MISL All-Star Team: 1985
- MISL 10th Year Anniversary All Decade Team
- The Year in American Soccer - 1981
- Strikers' future remains uncertain Evening Tribune (San Diego, CA) - Tuesday, August 25, 1987
- Stankovic Bolsters Baltimore Defense St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Sunday, January 28, 1990
- Coaches Rajevac and Stankovic to Train Cardiff FC Coaches
- Carrick, Buzz (March 5, 2013). "Former Dallas Sidekicks Coach Gordon Jago Named 2013 Indoor Soccer Hall of Fame Inductee". The Dallas Morning News. Dallas, TX. Retrieved March 8, 2013.