Steve Cleveland

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Steve Cleveland
Sport(s) Basketball
Biographical details
Born (1952-02-04) February 4, 1952 (age 64)
Los Angeles County, California
Playing career
1972–1974 Fresno City College
1974–1976 UC Irvine
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1990–1997 Fresno City College
1997–2005 BYU
2005–2011 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 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. In 2013 he began serving as a mission president for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Indiana Indianapolis Mission. He will conclude that service in the summer of 2016.

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
2010–11 Fresno State 14–17 6–10 7th
Fresno State: 92–98 39–57
Total: 230–206

      National champion         Postseason invitational 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